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Health

  • 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...

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...

  • Law and Social Work Practiceby Raymond Albert

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Bioethics, Medicine and the Criminal Law: Volume 1by Amel Alghrani; Rebecca Bennett; Suzanne Ost

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 96.00

    This volume considers the ethical legitimacy of invoking the criminal law to regulate medical and scientific practice and bioethical issues. more...

  • The Affordable Care Act Decisionby Fritz Allhoff; Mark Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court?s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded with analysis, bioethicists opined on our collective... 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...

  • The ABA Complete and Easy Guide to Health Care Lawby American Bar Association

    Diversified Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00

    The ABA Complete and Easy Guide to Health Care Law is a comprehensive guide to understanding your rights as a patient and knowing how to move through the health care system. This guide allows you to understand issues about health care to the fullest. Among the issues covered are: Patients? Rights: Confidentiality, Privacy, and the Patient?s Bill... more...

  • Genomic Messagesby George Annas; Sherman Elias

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 14.99

    Two leaders in the field of genetics?a bioethicist-health lawyer and an obstetrician-gynecologist geneticist?answer the most pressing questions about the application of new genetics to our universal medicine and what personalized medicine means for individual healthcare. Breakthroughs in genetic research are changing modern medicine and pharmaceuticals.... more...

  • Genomic Messagesby George Annas; Sherman Elias

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    Two leaders in the field of genetics?a bioethicist-health lawyer and an obstetrician-gynecologist geneticist?answer the most pressing questions about the application of new genetics to our universal medicine and what personalized medicine means for individual healthcare. Breakthroughs in genetic research are changing modern medicine and pharmaceuticals.... more...

  • School Law for K-12 Educatorsby Frank D. Aquila

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 83.00

    A practical, user-friendly approach to school law supported by carefully constructed information that is of immediate interest to classroom teachers, supervisors and school administrators. Key Features Maps out the court?s decision-making process in an easy-to-understand format Illustrates the key aspects of a legal issue through case-studies... more...