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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
Over the past twenty years there has been a shift in medical law and practise to increasingly distrust the judgement of health professionals. This book will look comparatively at a number of countries, showing through analysis of case law, legislation and protocols produced by hospitals, how the shift from trust to lack of trust has happened. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. This book re-evaluates the welfare of the child through the controversial topic of saviour sibling selection. From analysing existing Australian and UK legal frameworks for... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.65
Belgien, die Niederlande und Luxemburg sind die bislang einzigen Staaten, die die aktive direkte Sterbehilfe legalisiert haben. Die Schweiz hat eine gefestigte Praxis zur Suizidbeihilfe. In Deutschland ist hingegen die aktive direkte Sterbehilfe verboten und die Zulässigkeit der Suizidbeihilfe stark umstritten. Wo liegen im Vergleich dieser fünf Staaten... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 81.00
Many advocates of euthanasia consider the criminal law to be an inappropriate medium to adjudicate the ethical and humanitarian dilemmas associated with end of life decisions. This work examines the legal response to euthanasia and end of life decisions. more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. The module begins by setting out the activities that are required before legislation is formulated. The content of... more...