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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 171.29
The rapid expansion of nanomedical methods and applications makes careful patenting essential in this field. This comprehensive survey of the process explains the law and examines current debates on urgent issues such as the effect of patent law on innovation. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 129.99
New health technologies promise great things but they also pose significant challenges for governments, particularly around safety concerns, effectiveness, and value for money. This collection analyses the defining features of the relationship between EU law and new technologies, and the roles of risk, rights, ethics, and markets. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95
This book provides a comparative and accessible analysis of key areas of healthcare law, comparing English law with selected common and civil law jurisdictions within a framework of law and medical ethics, and encompassing pivotal cases, codes and legislation. The introduction examines medical decision making, and legal and ethical frameworks in Western... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 139.17
The Dutch experience has influenced the debate on euthanasia and death with dignity around the globe, especially with regard to whether physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia should be legitimized or legalized. A review of the literature reveals complex and often contradictory views about the Dutch experience. Some claim that the Netherlands offers... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 42.95
Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Public health, safety, and access to reasonably priced medicine are common policy goals of pharmaceutical regulations. As both the context for innovation and competitive structure change, industry actors dynamically challenge the balance between the incentive for protection and the achievement of those policy goals. Considering the arguments from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
Public alarm for random attacks by mentally ill people is at an all-time high. The brutal killing of Jill Dando, the TV personality, and the assault on George Harrison, the former Beatle, are among the cases which have undermined confidence in the mental health service. Community care is widely seen as a failed policy that has left too many people... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
This book explores legislation intended to protect the interests of people with disabilities or impairments. Considering a broad range of ethical and legal concerns which arise in issues of life, death and disability, it covers the social and legal responses to the equality rights of disabled people, focusing on those responses to: the right... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
The controversial topic of the technology of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, and the muddled approach to this subject adopted by the UK Parliament, is explored in detail in this volume. The author takes the viewpoint that the HFEA has taken insufficient notice to date of certain core ethical principles and makes the case for a much more ethically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. In mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar... more...