Principles of Medical Law / Edition 3

Principles of Medical Law / Edition 3

by Andrew Grubb, Ian Kennedy, Jean McHale, Judith Laing
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199544409

ISBN-13: 9780199544400

Pub. Date: 02/04/2011

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in medical law. Now in its third edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing care provision in England and Wales. The contributors include many of the leading academics and practitioners working in the area of medical law today.…  See more details below

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Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in medical law. Now in its third edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing care provision in England and Wales. The contributors include many of the leading academics and practitioners working in the area of medical law today. The book provides an authoritative and up-to-date account of medical law whilst also seeking to set the law in context and critique its application. This new edition will include greater consideration of related health care ethics and human rights issues where appropriate. The book includes major statutory and common law changes including the Human Tissue Act 2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199544400
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/04/2011
Pages:
1584
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1.The health care system
1. The organisation of health care, Christopher Newdick
2. Regulating health care professionals, Mary O'Rourke and Jonathan Holl-Allen
Part 2. Clinical negligence
3. Duties in contract and tort, Rachel Mulheron
4. Breach of duty, Philippa Whipple and Philip Havers
5. Actions arising from birth, Stephen Todd
6. Causation and defences, Richard Goldberg
7. Institutional liability, Keith Syrett
Part 3. Patients' Rights
8. Consent to treatment: the competent patient, David Lock
9. The test for capacity, David Lock
10. Consent to treatment- patients lacking capacity and children, Mr Justice James Munby
11. Mental health law, Judith Laing
12. Confidentiality and data protection, Shaun Pattinson and Deryck Beyleveld
13. Clinical research, Jean McHale
Part 4. The law and reproduction
14. Medically assisted reproduction, Michael Freeman
15. Reproductive genetics, Michael Freeman
16. Abortion, Emily Jackson
Part 5. Medicinal products and devices
17. Regulating medicinal products and devices, Christopher Hodges
18. Products liability, Harvey Teff
Part 6. Regulating human material
19. The legal regulation of the use of human material, Jean McHale
20. Patenting and the human body, Graeme Laurie
Part 7. The end of life
21. Ending life, Jonathan Herring
22. Death, J.K. Mason

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