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  • Medicine, Malpractice and Misapprehensionsby V.H. Harpwood

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    There is now incontrovertible evidence that medical mistakes and mishaps occur in significant numbers every year. This book examines the uncertainty and some of the myths surrounding errors and claims in healthcare, and places the arguments surrounding the so-called compensation culture on a stronger statistical, and hence epistemological basis. ... more...

  • A-Z of Food Safetyby Jeremy Stranks

    Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95

    This book is a detailed and comprehensive guide to the field of study, fully up-to-date with all the latest developments in UK and European legislation. more...

  • Values in Medicineby Donald Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Written by a leading proponent of the philosophy and ethics of healthcare, this volume, filled with thought-provoking and frequently controversial ideas and arguments provides readers with a timely contribution to the current literature on medical ethics. more...

  • Fundamental Principles of Occupational Health and Safetyby Benjamin O. Alli

    International Labour Office 2001; US$ 14.95

    Covers the fundamental principles of occupational health and safety, based on the ILO’s philosophy of prevention and protection, which stems from the organization’s mandate in the field of occupational health and safety. Serves as a guide for the development of occupational health and safety policies and programmes. more...

  • Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religionby Michael H. Cohen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 25.00

    One of the transformations facing health care in the twenty-first century is the safe, effective, and appropriate integration of conventional, or biomedical, care with complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and spiritual healing. In Healing at the Borderland of Medicine... more...

  • Law and Social Work Practiceby Raymond Albert

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 115.00

    This completely rewritten and updated new edition of a practical text continues to provide a firm introduction to law and legal processes and their relation to social work practice. Using Clinton's welfare reform act of 1996, Albert provides a conceptual framework to illustrate how socio-legal problems emerge in the welfare state, and presents... more...

  • Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Lawby Alasdair Maclean

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 34.00

    Alasdair Maclean examines the ethical basis for consent to medical treatment and offers proposals for reform. more...

  • The Nearest Relative Handbookby David Hewitt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95

    This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act. more...

  • The Jurisdiction of Medical Lawby Kenneth Veitch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Drawing on writings in moral philosophy, legal theory and the history of medicine, this book offers a critical analysis of both academic writing in medical law and the common law practices in this field. In doing so, it advances a methodological approach that seeks to challenge the dominant mode of reflection and analysis in the field - that is, one... more...

  • Causing Psychiatric and Emotional Harmby Harvey Teff

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 61.20

    Though mental harm can be profoundly disabling, the law imposes strict limits on who can recover damages for it. In the absence of physical injury, compensation is not normally available for negligently caused mental suffering, however severe, unless it constitutes a 'recognisable psychiatric illness'. Claimants whose mental trauma stems from... more...