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  • Legal Aspects of Mental Capacityby Bridgit C. Dimond

    Wiley 2008; US$ 83.99

    The Mental Capacity Act (2005) governs decision-making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, whether they lose mental capacity at some point in their lives due to illness or injury or where the incapacitating condition has been present since birth. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity will assist practitioners in understanding... more...

  • Law for Doctorsby Wai-Ching Leung

    Wiley 2008; US$ 99.99

    This is a guide for all doctors - GPs and hospital doctors alike, on the law and how it affects them. It is a practical guide, and it approaches its subject with the use of realistic scenarios throughout. These relevant case histories are used as a basis for discussion and explanation of the legal implications of a doctors actions. Guidelines for best... more...

  • Duty of Care in the Human Servicesby Rosemary Kennedy

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 72.00

    This book addresses the response of law and quasi-legal bodies to human service failures. more...

  • When Law and Medicine Meetby Lola Romanucci-Ross

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.99

    Deals with the structure and the premises of two diverse discourse models - law and medicine. This book addresses cases requiring testimony by expert witnesses on technologies used in the laboratories of medical scientists. It draws on cultural, historical and contemporary examples. more...

  • Incentives for Global Public Healthby Thomas Pogge; Matthew Rimmer; Kim Rubenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    This book examines global health problems through the lens of public and international law, focusing on access to essential medicines. more...

  • Dispatches from the Abortion Warsby Carole Joffe

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access   More than thirty-five years after women won the right to legal abortion, most people do not realize how inaccessible it has become. In these pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe shows... more...

  • The Right to Life and the Value of Lifeby Jon Yorke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 165.00

    This groundbreaking book is the first collection to investigate the law, political science and ethical perspectives collectively in relation to the right and value of life. It presents a much-needed examination of key issues in a broad practical and theoretical context, and holds broad appeal for scholars, researchers, and students occupied with issues... more...

  • Making Sense of Medical Ethics: A hands-on guideby Alan G Johnson; Paul R. V. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 31.95

    The practice of clinical medicine is inextricably linked with the need for moral values and ethical principles. The study of medical ethics is, therefore, rightly assuming an increasingly significant place in undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses and in allied health curricula. Making Sense of Medical Ethics offers a no-nonsense introduction... more...

  • ABC of Medical Lawby Lorraine Corfield; Ingrid Granne; William Latimer-Sayer

    Wiley 2010; US$ 41.95

    An understanding of medical law is increasingly important for all health professionals and this new ABC provides a basic introduction to the legal issues faced in health care that is accessible to anyone without any legal knowledge. The ABC of Medical Law provides ideal guidance to the practicing physician - covering just what you need to know... more...

  • Manual for Research Ethics Committeesby Sue Eckstein

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 126.00

    This unique compilation of legal and ethical guidance was first published in 2003, and incorporates key guidelines. more...