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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.61
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 64.99
Fortschritte in der Medizin, in der Genomforschung und in der Informationstechnik stellen den Datenschutz vor ein Dilemma: Forschung und die Anwendung neuer Methoden setzen häufig voraus, dass personenbezogene Daten in großem Umfang zentral verfügbar, verteilbar und verknüpfbar sind. Gleichzeitig bergen zentrale Datensammlungen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.00
Medical law is a relatively new area of law. It draws on, and overlaps with, many other areas of law such as tort, family law, human rights and criminal law. Apart from this hybrid legal basis it is also informed by bioethical theory. This book draws those elements together to form a comprehendible and succinct overview. The cases and other relevant... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 69.00
No federal law in the United States requires that egg or sperm donors or recipients exchange any information with the offspring that result from the donation. Donors typically enter into contracts with fertility clinics or sperm banks which promise them anonymity. The parents may know the donor’s hair color, height, IQ, college, and profession;... 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...
The Duty of Medical Practitioners and CAM/TCM Practitioners to Inform Competent Adult Patients about AlternativesSpringer 2012; US$ 229.00
The book pays interest to a small and almost untouched topic: a health practitioner' s duty to inform about alternatives. It covers both orthodox medicine practitioners and CAM practitioners. The topic is explored in a co mparative way, examining the laws of not only common law jurisdictions, such as the USA, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand,... more...
- OUP Oxford 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...