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Medical Law & Legislation

  • Modern Prometheusby James Kozubek

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book tells the dramatic story of Crispr and the potential impact of this gene-editing technology. more...

  • The Effects of Social Health Insurance Reform on People?s Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in Chinaby Kai Liu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 101.08

    This study examines and explains the relationship between social health insurance (SHI) participation and out-of-pocket expenditures (OOP) as well as the mediating role the institutional arrangement of SHI plays in this relationship in China. Embracing a new institutionalist approach, it develops two analytical perspectives: determination, which identifies... more...

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Lawby John Harrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been realized. Rather, legal doctrine is marked, if anything,... more...

  • Bearing Witness to Changeby Ezra Griffith; Michael A. Norko; Alec Buchanan; Madelon V. Baranoski; Howard Zonana

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management and treatment of individuals who have had involvement... more...

  • Alternativmedizinby Katrin Schumacher

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 66.07

    Trotz der großen Erfolge der naturwissenschaftlich geprägten Schulmedizin gewinnen alternativmedizinische Heilverfahren seit Jahrzehnten stetig an Zulauf. Deren Wert wird in Fachkreisen verbreitet kritisch beurteilt, vor allem mit Blick auf die zunehmende Evidenzbasierung in der Medizin. Trotzdem bieten auch Ärzte verstärkt Alternativmedizin an. Weil... more...

  • Kindesmisshandlungby Bernd Herrmann; Reinhard Dettmeyer; Sibylle Banaschak; Ute Thyen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 51.90

    Das bewährte Fachbuch zum Kinderschutz in der Medizin bietet Strategien für den Umgang mit Verdachtsfällen von Kindesmisshandlung und -vernachlässigung, fundierte fachliche Grundlagen für die Diagnose, Sicherheit in Rechtsfragen und erprobte Konzepte für die Intervention.   Fundierte somatische Diagnostik Leitliniengerecht, hohe Evidenz... more...

  • Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigationby Jeffrey D. Lane

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation fills an important gap in the resources for criminal investigators. Appropriate for novice medical investigators as well as seasoned investigators looking to sharpen their skills, this book unites step-by-step fundamentals with up-to-date research reviews of critical issues in the field, including sexual... more...

  • Regulating Human Embryonic Stem Cell in Chinaby Li Jiang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 134.77

    The general scope of the book is the patentability and morality of human embryonic stem cell research in US, EU and China. The book observes fraudsters operate unsafe human embryonic stem cell therapies and officialdom turns a blind eye to the immoral human embryonic stem cell research in China. The book highlights that both patent control and federal... more...

  • Juridification in Bioethicsby Calvin Wai-Loon Ho

    Imperial College Press 2016; US$ 54.00 US$ 44.28

    What is 'legal' about bioethics? What are the ideas and artefacts that bioethics encompasses, and how are they related to law? What is the role of law in bioethics? In this work, Calvin Ho attempts to address these questions in the context of the governance of human pluripotent stem cell research. In essence, he argues that the hybridization... more...

  • Krankheit und Rechtby Susanne Beck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 69.99

    Das Buch arbeitet die zentralen Kriterien des Krankheitsbegriffs im Recht heraus. Die Beantwortung vieler rechtlicher Fragen im Bereich ärztlichen Handelns ist abhängig von der Abgrenzung zwischen Heilung, Prävention und Enhancement und damit von der Unterscheidung zwischen Krankheit und Gesundheit. In den einzelnen Rechtsgebieten haben sich bislang... more...