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  • Children with Mental Disorder and the Lawby Anthony Harbour; Mary Mitchell; Wendy Whitaker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a guide to the law relating to mental health care for children and young people, and discusses important issues in clinical and social care practice such as parental responsibility, Gillick competency and capacity, emergency intervention and detention, assessment of mental illness and confidentiality in practice. more...

  • 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...

  • The Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Willby Anne Fabiny; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2010; US$ 18.00

    Many people shy away from preparing a health care power of attorney or living will, perhaps because it’s difficult to ponder death, or they aren’t sure what their end-of-life wishes are, or don’t know how to go about doing it. But taking some time to think about what kinds of medical treatment you would or wouldn’t want if you were... more...

  • Il consenso informatoby Ennio Grassini; Rodolfo Pacifico

    SEEd Srl 2008; US$ 14.51

    al tempo di acquisizione ai soggetti coinvolti, dalla prescrizione dei farmaci alla chirurgia estetica, il libro tocca i diversi aspetti e temi del consenso informato, illustrandoli in termini pratici a partire da casi reali pervenuti all’esame dell’Autorità giudiziaria. more...

  • Patenting Nanomedicinesby Eliana B. Souto

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 188.98

    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...

  • European Law and New Health Technologiesby Mark L Flear; Anne-Maree Farrell; Tamara K Hervey; Thérèse Murphy

    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...

  • Pharmaceutical Toxicologyby Gerald J. Mulder; Lennart Dencker

    Pharmaceutical Press 2006; US$ 50.39

    Covering areas of drug toxicity which address the major issues including registration requirements of new drugs and pharmacovigilance, this book provides an overview of the methodology and requirements of pre-clinical safety assessment of new medicines. It discusses mechanisms by which drugs cause toxic effects in living organisms. 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...

  • Euthanasia in the Netherlandsby R. Cohen-Almagor

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 153.54

    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...

  • 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...