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  • Death Investigationby Randy M.D. Hanzlick

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 54.95

    Death Investigation: Systems and Procedures is the first book dedicated to the topic of death investigation from a legal standpoint as well as the administrative and operational procedures that pertain to the medical examiner and the coroner system in the United States. Unique in its perspective, this book is the only one not concerned with instructing... more...

  • Medical Law and Moral Rightsby Carl Wellman

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • Euthanasia: A Reference Handbookby Jennifer McDougall; Martha Gorman

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 61.00

    This timely work is a balanced overview of end-of-life issues related to euthanasia and assisted suicide. more...

  • Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatmentby Veronica English

    Wiley 2008; US$ 53.95

    An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals Fully updated to include provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (April 2007); the latest policy on advance directives and the impact of the Human Rights Act on such decisions Provides guidance on the appointment of welfare attorneys to make... more...

  • Informed Consent and Clinician Accountabilityby Steve Clarke; Justin Oakley

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    Leading international specialists evaluate the ethical and social implications of developments in reporting surgeon performance. more...

  • Legal Perspectives in Bioethicsby Ana S. Iltis; Sandra H. Johnson; Barbara A. Hinze

    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...

  • Giving Death a Helping Handby Dieter Birnbacher; Edgar Dahl

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Bioethics in Lawby Bethany Spielman

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 89.99

    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...

  • Children with Mental Disorder and the Lawby Anthony Harbour; Mary Mitchell; Wendy Whitaker

    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...

  • International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Lawby Alan Felthous; Henning Sass

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    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...