Bioethics and Public Health Law

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 687 pages
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Bioethics and Public Health Law, Second Edition, integrates public health and bioethics into a focused casebook that is ideal for Health Law courses. Clear notes provide context, ensure smooth transitions between cases, and provide background information. The authors’ website at www.health-law.org features updates of important events and links to Internet resources. The text blends updated material from Part II of their popular survey book, Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition, with additional information specific to these topics: The duty to treat and wrongful reasons to reject patients Discrimination Informed consent and experimentation Fiduciary duty The right to health care Intellectual property And The ownership of genetic discoveries Disaster Planning and Bioterrorism Preparedness New To The Second Edition: Ashcroft’s challenge to Oregon’s assisted suicide law Gonzales v. Carhart —the Supreme Court’s landmark abortion decision The D.C. Circuit’s Abigail Alliance decision, regarding the constitutionality of FDA regulation Greenberg v. Miami Children’s Hospital Research Institute, regarding ownership of human tissue New developments in organ allocation policy Expect focused coverage of bioethics and public health law—including timely cutting-edge topics—from the authors who brought you Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition .

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Phenomenology of Sickness and Healing
21
The Health Care Financing and Delivery System
37
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

David Orentlicher is Samuel R. Rosen Professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. A scholar of constitutional law and a former state representative, David also has taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago Law School. He earned degrees in law and medicine at Harvard and specializes as well in health care law and ethics.

Bobinski is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center.

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