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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    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...

  • Genetic Discriminationby Gerard Quinn; Aisling de Paor; Peter Blanck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger... more...

  • First Do No Harmby Sheila A. M. McLean

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    This collection of essays from leading figures in the field of medical law and ethics is a lasting testimony to the work of one of the most eminent scholars in the area, Professor Ken Mason. The wide-ranging contents and the standing of the contributors mean that this collection will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying or working in medical... more...

  • Altruism Reconsideredby Michael Steinmann; Peter Sýkora; Urban Wiesing

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 149.95

    Altruism Reconsidered combines both practical and conceptual multidisciplinary perspectives, setting the standard for a detailed and innovative discussion on the regulation of research on human tissue. more...

  • Improving Health Care Safety and Qualityby Judith Healy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; 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...

  • Aktuelle Entwicklungen im Medizinstrafrechtby Berlin Arbeitsgemeinschaft Medizinrecht im Deutschen Anwaltverein; Düsseldorf Institut für Rechtsfragen der Medizin

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.50

    Das Arztstrafrecht steht mehr denn je im Fokus der öffentlichen und fachwissenschaftlichen Aufmerksamkeit. Die Aufgabenfelder der auf dem Gebiet des Medizinrechts tätigen Juristen sind so vielseitig wie verschieden. Dem dadurch für die Betroffenen und für die anwaltliche Beratungspraxis entstandenen Orientierungsbedarf widmete sich der 4. Düsseldorfer... more...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.67

    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...

  • Mental Health Legislation and Human Rightsby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Human Genes and Neoliberal Governanceby Antoinette Rouvroy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Original and interdisciplinary, this is the first book to explore the relationship between a neoliberal mode of governance and the so-called genetic revolution. Looking at the knowledge-power relations in the post-genomic era and addressing the pressing issues of genetic privacy and discrimination in the context of neoliberal governance, this... 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... more...