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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Should A Doctor Tell?by Angus H. Ferguson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, but its boundaries are under constant negotiation. Areas of debate in twenty-first century medicine include the use of patient-identifiable data in research, information sharing across public services, and the implications of advances in genetics. This book provides... more...

  • Ethics for Behavior Analysts, 3rd Editionby Jon Bailey; Mary Burch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This fully-updated third edition of Jon Bailey and Mary Burch?s bestselling Ethics for Behavior Analysts is an invaluable guide to understanding and implementing the newly-revised Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code. Featured in this new edition are case studies drawn from the author?s real-world practice... more...