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  • Self-determination in Health Careby Leroy C. Edozien

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that patients make. Unfortunately, these developments have... more...

  • European Union Health Lawby Tamara K. Hervey; Jean V. McHale

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    The first holistic and thematic study of EU health law, and its implications, through its own internal logics. more...

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rightsby Paula Gerber; Katie O'Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic... more...

  • Saviour Siblings and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologyby Malcolm K. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Advances in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have been revolutionary. This book focuses on the use of ARTs in the context of families who seek to conceive a matching sibling donor as a source of tissue to treat an existing sick child. Such children have been referred to as 'saviour siblings'. Considering the legal and regulatory... more...

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicineby Jochen Vollmann; Verena Sandow; Jan Schildmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    In recent times, the phrase ‚??personalised medicine‚?? has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This book brings together leading researchers from across... more...

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rightsby Brendan D. Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation, the author uses this checklist as a... more...

  • Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolutionby Pamela R. Ferguson; Graeme T. Laurie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    This book marks the retirement of Professor Sheila McLean, whose contribution to the discipline of medical law has been truly ground breaking. As one of the pioneers of the discipline, Sheila McLean inspired a revolution in the ways in which lawyers, doctors, courts and patients perceive the relationship between medicine and the law. The first International... more...

  • Access to Medicine in the Global Economyby Cynthia Ho

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    Access to Medicine in the Global Economy presents an accessible explanation of how international laws on patent and related rights impact access to drugs worldwide. The book describes an ever-increasing web of international agreements that impact access to life saving and life-sustaining drugs by mandating countries to provide and enforce patent... more...

  • The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Careby Einer Elhauge

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    Why is our health care system so fragmented in the care it provides patients? Why is this the case even within a single hospital, where errors or miscommunications often seem to result from poor coordination amongst the myriad of professionals treating any one patient? The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions approaches these broad... more...

  • A Good Death?by Simon Woods; Lynn Hagger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This interdisciplinary collection presents valuable discourse and reflection on the nature of a good death. Bringing together a leading judge and other legal scholars, philosophers, social scientists, practitioners and parents who present varying accounts of a good death, the chapters draw from personal experience as well as policy, practice and academic... more...