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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...

  • 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...

  • Nephrology for Lawyersby Lawerence Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    This text is aimed mainly at those in the legal profession who deal with medical negligence. It sets out in simple language details of the structure and function of the kidneys and urinary tract,the chief methods of investigation of kidney disease, and the common disorders which confront the renal physician. Many illustrative cases are described.It... more...

  • Giving Death a Helping Handby Dieter Birnbacher; Edgar Dahl

    Springer 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...

  • 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$ 57.00

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

  • 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...