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  • Autonomy, Consent and the Lawby Sheila A.M. McLean

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95

    Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...

  • The Best Interests of the Child in Healthcareby Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... 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...

  • 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...

  • Competence and Vulnerability in Biomedical Researchby Philip Bielby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.73

    This book develops a novel justificatory framework for making judgments of decisional competence to consent to biomedical research. This is the first book to focus exclusively on this subject, which also has implications for the emerging field of neuroethics. more...

  • Cross-border Health Care in the European Unionby M. Wismar

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 72.00

    Cross-border health care is a growing phenomenon in the European Union. When in need of medical treatment patients increasingly act as informed consumers who claim the right to choose their own providers including those beyond borders. They are supported and encouraged by factors such as the Internet and more internationally trained health professionals... more...

  • Das Recht der Biomedizinby Ralf Müller-Terpitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 26.64

    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...

  • Das deutsche Gesundheitswesen zukunftsfähig gestaltenby Charles Beat Blankart; Erik Fasten; Hans-Peter Schwintowski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 77.29

    Mit dem vorliegenden Buch ?Das deutsche Gesundheitswesen zukunftsfähig gestalten: Patientenseite stärken ? Reformunfähigkeit überwinden" soll ein Beitrag geleistet werden, die festgefahrene Diskussion zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung des deutschen Gesundheitswesens anzustoßen, indem verschiedene Felder der ökonomischen und rechtswissenschaftlichen Literatur... more...

  • Defending the Genetic Supermarketby Colin Gavaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    The controversial topic of the technology of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, and the muddled approach to this subject adopted by the UK Parliament, is explored in detail in this volume. The author takes the viewpoint that the HFEA has taken insufficient notice to date of certain core ethical principles and makes the case for a much more ethically... more...

  • The Duty of Medical Practitioners and CAM/TCM Practitioners to Inform Competent Adult Patients about Alternativesby Xiju Zhao

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 200.88

    This vital book on an underexplored topic offers a systematic analysis of a common issue faced by medical practitioners ? disclosing alternative options. It covers orthodox and CAM medicine, and provides comparative material on differing jurisdictions. more...