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- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 64.00
Except for the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, there are no U.S. laws that allow physicians to assist patients in hastening death. Many who support physician-assisted suicide ask, "Why not?" After all, the Netherlands permits both euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, and polls suggest that many Americans want that choice available to them. ... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 137.44
Medical Law and Moral Rights discusses live issues arising in modern medical practice. Do patients undergoing intolerable irremediable suffering have a moral right to physician-assisted suicide? Ought they to have a comparable legal right? Do the moral duties of a mother to care for and not abuse her child also apply to her fetus? Ought fetuses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law?s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system papers identifying the principal ways in which the law influences discussions and decisions... more...
- Humana Press 2007; US$ 89.86
The idea for Bioethics in Law began more than a decade ago, while I was studying social science and law. I was parti- larly interested in the collaborations that comprised social s- ence in law. Economic and social data in the pioneering Brandeis brief had been used to defend an early 20th-century labor law; surveys of consumer confusion had helped... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.73
If it comes to choosing between methods of last resort for severely suffering, physician-assisted suicide will probably prove more acceptable as a method of last resort than active euthanasia both to patients, to legislators and to the general public. From the perspective of patients, physician-assisted is a more unambiguous expression of the patient's... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67
Reflecting the work of an international panel of experts, the International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law offers an in-depth and multidisciplinary look at key aspects of the development and etiology of psychopathic disorders, current methods of intervention, treatment and management, and how these disorders impact decision making in... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95
From sexual abuse and fetishism to necrophilia and sadomasochism, this unique volume identifies fourteen classifications of unusual sexual pathologies. Emphasizing the physical and psychological aspects of sexuality itself, the book presents detailed comparisons of legal and medical definitions, historical aspects, current incidence, and geographical... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2010; US$ 18.00
Many people shy away from preparing a health care power of attorney or living will, perhaps because its difficult to ponder death, or they arent sure what their end-of-life wishes are, or dont know how to go about doing it. But taking some time to think about what kinds of medical treatment you would or wouldnt want if you were... more...