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Medical Law

  • Forensic and Medico-legal Aspects of Sexual Crimes and Unusual Sexual Practicesby Anil Aggrawal

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    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...

  • Personal Autonomy, the Private Sphere and Criminal Lawby Peter Alldridge; Chrisje Brants

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 117.00

    A collection of essays confronting the increasing range of legal and philosophical issues arising from the relationship between privacy and the criminal law. It moves from general ideas to specific issues such as euthanasia, surrogacy and sado-masochism. more...

  • Medical Malpracticeby Richard E. Anderson

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    A presentation of the origin, nature, and ramifications of the medical malpractice litigation crisis, as well as possible solutions and alternatives to the troubled system. This work focuses on the clinical face of litigation from the perspective of the practising physician in a variety of specialties. more...

  • Suffering and Dignity in the Twilight of Lifeby B. Ars; E. Montero

    SPB Academic Publishing BV 2004; US$ 29.00

    This book is intended for everyone, but in particular for caregivers who are in the front line of the problem regarding the end of life and euthanasia. By presenting a critical analysis of the debate from a multidisciplinary perspective, the aim of this work is to provide a positive message about the therapeutic relationship at the end of life. Far... 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...

  • Body Lore and Lawsby Andrew Bainham; Shelley Day-Sclater; Martin Richards

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 57.60

    This book,the second produced by the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group, is a collection of essays on the subject of law and the human body. As the title suggests, bodies and body parts are not only subject to regulation through formal legal processes, but also the meanings attached to particular bodies, and the significance accorded to some body parts, are... more...

  • Nephrology for Lawyersby Lawerence Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Consent in the Lawby Deryck Beyleveld; Roger Brownsword

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 97.20

    In a community that takes rights seriously, consent features pervasively in both moral and legal discourse as a justifying reason: stated simply, where there is consent, there can be no complaint. However, without a clear appreciation of the nature of a consent-based justification, its integrity, both in principle and in practice, is liable to be compromised.... more...

  • Euthanasia, Death with Dignity and the Lawby Hazel Biggs

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 81.00

    Many advocates of euthanasia consider the criminal law to be an inappropriate medium to adjudicate the ethical and humanitarian dilemmas associated with end of life decisions. This work examines the legal response to euthanasia and end of life decisions. more...

  • Giving Death a Helping Handby Dieter Birnbacher; Edgar Dahl

    Springer 2008; US$ 199.00

    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...