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  • Comparative Healthcare Lawby Peter De Cruz

    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...

  • Advance Directives in Mental Healthby Jacqueline Atkinson

    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...

  • Pharmaceutical Innovation, Competition and Patent Lawby Josef Drexl; Nari Lee

    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...

  • Pure Madnessby Jeremy Laurance

    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...

  • Impairment and Disabilityby Sheila McLean; Laura Williamson

    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...

  • Defending the Genetic Supermarketby Colin Gavaghan

    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...

  • Euthanasia, Ethics and the Lawby Richard Huxtable

    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...

  • Intention and Causation in Medical Non-Killingby Glenys Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Analyzing the concepts of intention and causation in euthanasia, this timely new book explores a broad selection of disciplines, including criminal and medical law, medical ethics, philosophy and social policy and suggests an alternative solution to the one currently used by the courts, based on grading different categories of killing into a formalized... more...

  • The Harm Paradoxby Nicolette Priaulx

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Offering the first comprehensive theoretical engagement with actions for wrongful conception and birth, The Harm Paradox provides readers with an insightful critique into the concepts of choice, responsibility and personhood. Raising fundamental questions relating to birth, abortion, family planning and disability, Priaulx challenges the law?s... more...