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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the twenty-first century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress of scientific research. The international... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 45.90
Presents a discussion of problems that are central to the courts' approach to ethical issues in medical law. This book surveys the main issues in medical law, noting in relation to each issue the power wielded by autonomy, asking whether that power can be justified, and suggesting how other principles can and should contribute to the law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 160.00
Policy development in the area of genetic risk factors needs to tackle such themes as: research and its application to public health and genomic medicine, the authority of the state, and the roles and responsibilities of citizens and the State. This book provides an insightful exploration of both research possibilities and the role of the state. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS) in order to increase transparency and equity in the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95
Responding to the alarm caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analyzing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care quality. It will be of key interest to government actors, health... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 59.40
Mental health laws exist in many countries to regulate the involuntary detention and treatment of individuals with serious mental illnesses. 'Rights-based legalism' is a term used to describe mental health laws that refer to the rights of individuals with mental illnesses somewhere in their provisions. The advent of the United Nations Convention... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 39.95
Therapeuten müssen sich als Selbständige oder Angestellte oft mit rechtlichen Fragen auseinandersetzen. Damit die benötigten Informationen nicht aus verschiedenen Quellen zusammengesucht werden müssen, beantwortet der Band alle relevanten Fragen zum Arbeitsrecht, zur Praxisgründung, Kooperationen, Krankenkassen, Mietvertrag, Patientenrechte und ?pflichten,... more...