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Medical Law

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

    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...

  • Medical Malpracticeby Richard E. Anderson

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 89.99

    Books such as this one are deceptively difficult to create. The general subject is neither happy, nor easy, nor most anyone?s idea of fun. M- practice litigation, however, has become a central fact of existence in the practice of medicine today. This tsunami of lawsuits has led to a high volume of irreconcilable rhetoric and ultimately threatens the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sterilization Validation and Routine Operation Handbookby Anne Booth

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 119.95

    The validation and radiation sterilization process for biomaterials and medical devices requires careful planning to ensure regulatory compliance followed by precise accuracy in execution and documentation. This in-depth guide details all steps from prevalidation planning to final report and ongoing monitoring and control. Sterilization Validation... more...

  • Prescrizione off-labelby Achille Patrizio Caputi; Maria Rosa Luppino

    SEEd Srl 2008; US$ 14.51

    A partire dalle normative che regolano la prescrizione off-label, il testo fornisce indicazioni per usare i farmaci in modo consapevole, sulla base delle evidenze scientifiche e in modo conforme a quanto stabilito dalle Leggi italiane. Alcuni esempi, nell?ambito della pediatria, dell?oncologia e della psichiatria, ne chiariscono l?uso corretto nella... more...

  • Medicine on Trialby Elisabeth Albrecht Cawthon

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    This is a presentation of medicolegal controversies within the American court system from the late 19th- through the late 20th-century. It includes A-Z entries on critical events, issues such as the insanity plea and the "wild beast" test. 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...

  • Euthanasia in the Netherlandsby Raphael Cohen-Almagor

    Springer 2005; US$ 118.00

    This book is a must for anyone who wishes to understand the pitfalls of policy-making where euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are concerned. The book will be most useful in academic forums, and it will appeal to legislatures and judges who take the decisions and make the judgments necessary to protect the fabric of society in the face of technological... more...