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  • 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...

  • Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethicsby Neil C. Manson; Onora O'Neill

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    A coherent, wide-ranging and practical account of the role of consent in biomedicine, first published in 2007. more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethicsby Yann Joly; Bartha Maria Knoppers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach to medical law. Contributors include leading scholars... 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...

  • 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...

  • Self-determination in Health Careby Dr Leroy C. Edozien

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that patients make. Unfortunately, these developments have... more...

  • Wirtschaftlichkeitsprüfung und Praxisbesonderheiten im Kassenarztrechtby Marius G. Hoßbach

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 37.22

    Die Wirtschaftlichkeitsprüfung der Kassenärzte ist die Kostenkontrolle im öffentlichen Gesundheitswesen. Diese Rechtsgrundlage regelt also einen Komplex, bei dem es um Milliarden geht. Eine aktuelle wissenschaftliche Untersuchung der Thematik sucht man jedoch vergeblich - bis jetzt. Marius Hoßbach offenbart völlig überfrachtete Normen, eine zersplitterte... more...

  • Zoonosi e sanità pubblicaby F. Canavesi; Elvira Matassa

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.99

    Le zoonosi, cioè le infezioni naturalmente trasmissibili tra le altre specie animali e l'uomo, costituiscono oggi, anche nei paesi sviluppati, un problema emergente. Mutamenti climatici, flussi migratori umani, crescita degli scambi internazionali e guerre favoriscono sia il riemergere di malattie considerate rare, sia l'introduzione in nuove aree... more...

  • The Body in Bioethicsby Alastair V. Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 65.95

    Recent debates about uses and abuses of the human body in medicine have highlighted the need for a thorough discussion of the ethics of the uses of bodies, both living and dead. Thorough and comprehensive, this volume explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasting those which regard it as a commodity or personal possession... more...

  • Das Recht der Biomedizinby Ralf Müller-Terpitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 39.99

    Die Textsammlung bietet eine Zusammenstellung aller wichtigen Rechtstexte völkerrechtlicher, gemeinschaftsrechtlicher und nationaler Natur aus dem Bereich der humanen Biomedizin. Sie ermöglicht hierdurch Wissenschaftlern, Praktikern, aber auch sonst an biomedizinisch und bioethischen Fragen Interessierten einen schnellen und handlichen Zugriff auf... more...