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  • Biotechnology and Genomicsby P. K. Gupta

    Rastogi Publications 2009; US$ 50.00

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  • Improving Health Care Safety and Qualityby Dr Judith Healy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    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...

  • Self-Determination, Dignity and End-of-Life Careby Stefania Negri

    BRILL 2012; US$ 175.00

    By providing an interdisciplinary reading of advance directives regulation in international, European and domestic law, this book offers new insights into the most controversial legal issues surrounding the debate over dignity and autonomy at the end of life. more...

  • Psychiatry, Human Rights and the Lawby Martin Roth; Robert Bluglass

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 60.00

    This volume is based on papers given by practising and academic lawyers, judges, psychiatrists, forensic experts and sociologists to a recent conference in Cambridge. more...

  • Health Professionals and Trustby Mark Henaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    An ever increasing number of codes of conduct, disciplinary bodies, ethics committees and bureaucratic policies now prescribe how health professionals and health researchers relate to their patients. In this book, Mark Henaghan argues that the result of this trend towards heightened regulation has been to undermine the traditional dynamic of trust... more...

  • Unlocking Medical Law and Ethicsby Claudia Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, diagrams to aid learning and numerous headings and sub-headings to make the subject manageable. Cases... more...

  • The Law and Ethics of Medicineby John Keown

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 109.99

    The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life explains the principle of the inviolability of human life and its continuing relevance to English law governing aspects of medical practice at the beginning and end of life.The book shows that the principle, though widely recognized as an historic and foundational principle of... more...

  • Regulating Genetic Resourcesby Charles Lawson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This detailed and concise book surveys the international genetic resources laws applying in Antarctica, space, the oceans and seas, the lands, and the airspaces above land and water. The well-structured analysis traces the evolution of these various schemes and their contributions to the comprehensive arrangements under the Convention on Biological... more...

  • Legal Frameworks for eHealthby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00

    Given that privacy of the doctor-patient relationship is at the heart of good health care and that theelectronic health record (EHR) is at the heart of good eHealth practice the question arises: Is privacylegislation at the heart of the EHR? The second global survey on eHealth conducted by the GlobalObservatory for eHealth (GOe) set out to answer that... more...

  • Saviour Siblingsby Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose harmed or treated as commodities? How far should the... more...