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  • The Law and Ethics of Medicineby John Keown

    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...

  • 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. 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...

  • Medizinrechtby Erwin Deutsch; Andreas Spickhoff

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Juristen, Arzte, Pharmakologen und Apotheker finden in diesem Werk vier wesentliche Aspekte des Medizinrechts: das Arztrecht, das Arzneimittelrecht, das Recht der Medizinprodukte und das Transfusionsrecht. Die rechtliche Darstellung medizinischer, pharmazeutischer und medizintechnischer sowie transplantations- und transfusionsrechtlicher Probleme verdeutlichen... more...

  • Biomedicine, the family, and human rightsby M.-T. Meulders-Klein; P. Vlaardingerbroek; R. Deech

    BRILL 2002; US$ 319.00

    As the attention of the world turns to cloning, this title adds to the search for a balance between the rights and freedoms of born and unborn people and the quest for new technologies. It surveys the theoretical, ethical and legal issues with regard to biotechnology, human rights and family law. more...

  • Populations and geneticsby B.M. Knoppers

    BRILL 2003; US$ 255.00

    Thirty-five papers from the third International DNA Sampling Conference, held in Montreal in September 2002, provide a critical discussion of the socio-ethical and legal issues surrounding DNA sampling in communities and populations around the globe. Contributors address topics related to biobanks and databases; community engagement; confidentialit more...

  • Genomics and Public Healthby Bartha Maria Knoppers

    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...

  • 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...

  • Aktive Sterbehilfe im Rechtsvergleich und unter der Europäischen Menschenrechtskonventionby Nicola Jacob

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 40.56

    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...