Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

by Daniel B. Sinclair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198268270

ISBN-13: 9780198268277

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Dealing with major issues in Jewish biomedical law, this book focuses upon the influence of morality, the rise of patient autonomy, and the role played by scientific progress in this area of Jewish Law. The book examines Jewish Law in comparison with Canon, Common, and modern Israeli law.

Overview

Dealing with major issues in Jewish biomedical law, this book focuses upon the influence of morality, the rise of patient autonomy, and the role played by scientific progress in this area of Jewish Law. The book examines Jewish Law in comparison with Canon, Common, and modern Israeli law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198268277
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Abortion
Assisted Reproduction
Genetics
The Obligation to Heal and Patient Autonomy
The Terminally Ill Patient
Science, Halakhah, and Public Health Policy: The Definition of Death, Heart Transplants, Organ Donations, and the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
Conclusion

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