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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...

  • 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 JD MSW Raymond Albert

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 144.99

    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 the... 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$ 54.95

    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 Ultimate Obamacare Handbook (20152016 edition)by Kimberly Amadeo

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Obamacare can save you money, but only if you know how it really works. Americans have been barraged with fifteen times more negative than positive news about Obamacare. As a result, 40 percent of the people who dislike it actually qualified for insurance subsidies and don't realize it. Hardworking, middle-class families need facts, not opinions,... 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...

  • Principles of international biolawby Roberto Andorno

    Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 67.99

    Rapid advances in genetics and medicine present both opportunities and threats to the advancement of human rights and public health in this era of globalization. While such advances contribute significantly to progress against disease, they may also pose profound global public policy concerns in that the ethical and policy considerations that follow... 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...