Health Law, Human Rights and the Biomedicine Convention: Essays in Honour of Henriette Roscam Abbing by Gevers | 9789004148222 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Health Law, Human Rights and the Biomedicine Convention: Essays in Honour of Henriette Roscam Abbing

Health Law, Human Rights and the Biomedicine Convention: Essays in Honour of Henriette Roscam Abbing

by Gevers
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004148221

ISBN-13: 9789004148222

Pub. Date: 11/23/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume of essays gives an overview of some of the most important issues raised by the Convention. In six parts, this volume discusses the basic concepts and leading principles; the provision of services; the rights of patients; genetics and research; human tissue and genetics; and the implementation of the Convention.

Overview

This volume of essays gives an overview of some of the most important issues raised by the Convention. In six parts, this volume discusses the basic concepts and leading principles; the provision of services; the rights of patients; genetics and research; human tissue and genetics; and the implementation of the Convention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004148222
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/23/2005
Series:
International Studies in Human Rights Series, #85
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Editors’ Preface,
List of Contributors,
Part A, General, The Leading Principles of the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, Jos Dute,
Science, Law and Ethics: the Biomedicine Convention as an Ethico-legal Response to Current Scientific Challenges, Ludger Honnefelder,
The Biomedicine Convention in Relation to Other International
Instruments, Emmanuel Roucounas,
The Global Significance of the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, Elaine Gadd,
Part B, Provision of Services, Right to Health Care and Scarcity of Resources, Rolf de Groot,
Equal Access and Financing of Health Services in Europe, Geert Jan Hamilton, Quality of Care, Patient Safety, and the Role of the Patient, Gerrit van der Wal,
Decisions on Competency and Professional Standards, Joep Hubben,
The Kelly Case—Compensation for Undue Damage for Wrongful Treatment, Ewoud Hondius,
Part C Rights of Patients, Psychiatry and Human Rights, Johan Legemaate,
Previously Expressed Wishes Relating to End of Life Decisions, Constantijn Kelk,
Private Life: “frappez toujours”, Frank Kuitenbrouwer,
Part D, Research, Freedom of Research and its Relation to the Right to Privacy, Corrette Ploem,
Research on Human Subjects, Salla Lötjönen,
Research on Human Embryos, Trees te Braake,
Part E Human Tissue and Genetics, Protection Against Genetic Discrimination and the Biomedicine Convention, Aart Hendriks,
Organ Transplantation, Herman Nys,
Human Tissue Research, with Particular Reference to DNA Banking, Sjef Gevers,
Part F, Implementation of the Convention, The Role of Public Debate and Politics in the Implementation of the Convention, Els Borst-Eilers,
Implementation of the Convention in Central Europe: the Case of Poland, Maria E. Sokalska,
Index.

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