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Medical Law & Legislation

  • Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Lawby Lisa Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Partnerships between the public and private sectors are an increasingly accepted method to deal with pressing global issues, such as those relating to health. Partnerships, comprised of states and international organizations (public sector) and companies, non-governmental organizations, research institutes and philanthropic foundations (private sector),... more...

  • Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciencesby Milos Jenicek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Medical articles are one of the main vehicles of knowledge translation and evidence communication in the health sciences. Their correct structure and style alone are no longer enough to convey a clear understanding of the intended message. Readers must be able to understand the very essence of the article message. That is the purpose of this book.... more...

  • Humanity across International Law and Biolawby Britta van Beers; Luigi Corrias; Wouter G. Werner

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    An examination of how the concept of humanity is mobilized to make legal arguments in different areas of law. more...

  • A New Leafby Alyson Martin; Nushin Rashidian

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 17.95

    In November 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington passed landmark measures to legalize the production and sale of cannabis for social use—a first not only in the United States but also the world. Medical cannabis is now legal in twenty states and Washington, D.C., and more than one million Americans have turned to it in place of conventional pharmaceuticals.... more...

  • Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionalsby Steven F Bucky; Joanne E Callan; George Stricker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards details the ethical and legal issues that involve mental health professionals. Respected authorities with diverse backgrounds, expertise, and professional experience discuss in depth ethical principles and standards such as competence, confidentiality,... more...

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovationby Sarah Devaney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients? windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and in future it is hoped that when the body is injured... more...

  • Palliativversorgung in der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherungby Johanna Föllmer

    Springer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Bedingt durch den demographischen Wandel hat die Palliativversorgung in den letzten Jahren zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen. Seit 1997 existieren im Recht der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung spezielle Regelungen für Schwerstkranke und Sterbende, welche im Mittelpunkt der Arbeit stehen. Es erfolgt zunächst eine Darstellung der Entwicklung von Palliativmedizin... more...

  • Obamacare: What's in It for Me?by Wendell Potter

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 2.99

    On January 1, 2014, the most important consumer protections in ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act) go into effect. With both supporters and opponents of the law debating its merits and its controversial rollout, there is a need for “news-you-can-use” types of resources from credible third parties. Enter Wendell Potter, author of Deadly Spin and... more...

  • Rechtliche Aspekte der Tiefen Hirnstimulationby Jens Prütting

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.99

    eie Tiefe Hirnstimulation ist eine neuartige medizinische Methode, die zahlreiche rechtliche Implikationen mit sich bringt. Auch im Rahmen der rechtlichen Analyse muss zwischen dem Einsatz als Maßnahme der Heilbehandlung, der Anwendung im Rahmen der klinischen Forschung und der Nutzung als Neuroenhancement unterschieden werden. Die vorliegende Untersuchung... more...

  • Should A Doctor Tell?by Angus H. Ferguson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, with areas currently under debate including the use of patient-identifiable data in research, information sharing across public services, and the implications of advances in genetics. Bringing fresh insights to oft-cited cases and demonstrating a better understanding... more...