Contemporary Issues in Law, Medicine and Ethics

Contemporary Issues in Law, Medicine and Ethics

by Sheila A. M. McLean
     
 

ISBN-10: 1855215861

ISBN-13: 9781855215863

Pub. Date: 02/01/1996

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855215863
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Series:
Medico-Legal Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 6.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Preface
1Professional Ethics and Business Ethics1
2Health Rights, Ethics and Justice: The Opportunity Costs of Rhetoric15
3If You Know What's Good for You: Refusal of Consent to Medical Treatment by Children29
4Private Decisions and Public Scrutiny: Sterilisation and Minors in Australia and England57
5Maternal/Foetal Conflict: Defined or Defused?79
6Wrongful Life and Wrongful Birth99
7Contemporary Issues in Organ Transplantation117
8Transplantation and the 'Nearly Dead': The Case of Elective Ventilation143
9Reason, Law and Medicine: Anencephalics as Organ Donors163
10Advance Directives/Living Wills179
11Confidentiality and the Human Genome Project: A Prophecy for Conflict?215
12Biotechnology and Intellectual Property: A Marriage of Inconvenience?237
Index269

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