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- 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...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 14.95
Covers the fundamental principles of occupational health and safety, based on the ILOs philosophy of prevention and protection, which stems from the organizations 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...