Mason and Mccall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics

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Oxford University Press, Apr 18, 2019 - 776 pages
This classic textbook focuses on medical law and its relationship with medical practice and modern ethics. It provides thorough coverage of all of the topics found on medical law courses, and in depth analysis of recent court decisions, encouraging students to think analytically about the subject.
 

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Contents

Table of cases
xv
Table of uk legislation
xxxviii
Table of statutory instruments
xliv
Table of legislation from other jurisdictions
xlvi
Table of european legislation
xlviii
Table of international treaties and conventions
li
1 Medical ethics and medical practice
1
2 Public health and the statepatient relationship
21
9 The Control of Fertility and Child Birth
290
10 EthicoLegal Issues Affecting Children
335
11 Civil and Criminal Liability in Reproductive Medicine
373
12 Health Resources and Dilemmas in Treatment
411
13 Treatment of the Aged
440
14 Mental Health and Human Rights
462
15 The Body as Property
490
16 Medical Futility
520

3 Health rights and obligations in the european union
40
4 Consent to Treatment
64
5 Liability for Medical Injury
109
6 Medical Confidentiality
162
7 Genetic Information and the Law
201
8 The Management of Infertility and Childlessness
242
17 The Diagnosis of Death
572
18 The Donation of Organs and Transplantation
585
19 Medical Assistance in Dying
615
20 Biomedical Human Research and Experimentation
666
Index
705
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