Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics / Edition 1

Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics / Edition 1

by Philip K. Howard, James Bogle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405118687

ISBN-13: 9781405118682

Pub. Date: 12/15/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics provides students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals with the legal framework related to medicine and discusses the ethics involved with these issues.

The content is divided into:

  • Sources of Medical Law and Ethics
  • Consent, Confidentiality and Clinical Negligence

Overview

Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics provides students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals with the legal framework related to medicine and discusses the ethics involved with these issues.

The content is divided into:

  • Sources of Medical Law and Ethics
  • Consent, Confidentiality and Clinical Negligence
  • Mental Health
  • Issues – Describing the law and discussing the ethics in relation to abortion, reproductive technology, surrogacy and end of life issues
  • Maintaining professional standards
  • Doctors’ rights

In addition the appendix provides further information and guidance including:

  • Philosophers who have influenced medical ethics
  • Further reading
  • How to access legal reference material
  • Cases
  • Statutes

Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics is written specifically for medical students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals. This text allows the reader to understand the law and the legal implications and clearly outlines the difference between the law and ethics.

Pre-publication review

“The content of this book seems ideal as a recommended text for any course…Reading this work would undoubtedly be beneficial for future careers”
PRHO, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405118682
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Lecture Notes Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 – Sources of Medical Law and Ethics .

1. Nature and sources of medical ethics.

2. Sources of medical law.

Part 2 – Consent, Confidentiality and Clinical Negligence.

3. Consent to Treatment.

4. Confidentiality.

5. Clinical Negligence.

Part 3 – Mental Health.

6. Mental health.

7. Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Part 4 – Issues.

8. The law in relation to abortion.

9. The ethics of abortion.

10. Reproductive technology and surrogacy.

11. The law in relation to end of life issues.

12. The ethics of end of life issues.

13. Research.

Part 5 – Maintaining professional standards.

14. Maintaining standards and regulation.

15. Presenting evidence and reports.

16. The Coroner's court.

17. The General Medical Council.

Part 6 – Doctors’ rights.

18. Employment and other rights of doctors.

.

Appendix.

Appendix 1 – Philosophers who have influenced medical ethics.

Appendix 2 – Further Reading.

Appendix 3 – How to access legal reference material.

Appendix 4 - Cases.

Appendix 5 - Statutes.

.

.

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >