First Do No Harm: Law, Ethics and Healthcare
Professor Sheila A M McLean
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Feb 28, 2013 - Law - 622 pages
This collection brings together essays from leading figures in the field of medical law and ethics which address the key issues currently challenging scholars in the field. It has also been compiled as a lasting testimony to the work of one of the most eminent scholars in the area, Professor Ken Mason. The collection marks the academic crowning of a career which has laid one of the foundation stones of an entire discipline. The wide-ranging contents and the standing of the contributors mean that the volume will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying or working in medical law or medical ethics.
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A New Paradigm for Global Health Governance?
From Ethics to Law
7 Ethical and Policy Issues Related to Medical Error and Patient Safety
What Place for the Public Good?
20 Is There a Right Not to Procreate?
A Shield or a Sword?
The Case for Decriminalising Abortion Laws in Australia
23 Whats Love Got to Do With It? Regulating Reproductive Technologies and Second Hand Emotions
24 Saviour Siblings
Some Further Complications
26 LifeProlonging Treatment and Patients Legal Rights
The Law and Politics of Assisted Nutrition and Hydration
Reflections on the Rise and Rise of Patient Choice in Contemporary Medical Law
10 Conceptualising Privacy in Relation to Medical Research Values
Why Patients Participate in Clinical Trials
12 Humans as Medicines
Safeguarding Altruism and Trust
14 Law Reform Clinical Research and Adults without Mental Capacity Much Needed Clarification or a Recipe for Further Uncertainty?
15 Continuing Conundrums in Competency
Sayonara Sub Silentio Sidaway?
17 Informed Consent to Medical Treatment and the Impotence of Tort
Some Problems Concerning the Dead and the Incompetent when it Comes to Consent
19 No More Shock Horror? The Declining Significance of Sudden Shock and the Horrifying Event in Psychiatric Injury Claims
28 Euthanasia as a Human Right
29 The Futility of Opposing the Legalisation of NonVoluntary and Voluntary Euthanasia
30 Defending the Council of Europes Opposition to Euthanasia
32 The Do No Harm Principle and the Genetic Revolution in New Zealand
33 Cloning Zoning and the Harm Principle
The Erasure of Animal Bodies in Healthcare Law
35 Is the Gender Recognition Act 2004 as Important as It Seems?
36 The Positive Side of Healthcare Rights
37 In Defence of Doctors