Principles of Medical Law / Edition 2

Principles of Medical Law / Edition 2

by Andrew Grubb, Judith Laing
     
 


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:
9780199263585
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1280
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 7.10(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The organisation of health care3
2Regulating health care professions83
3Consent to treatment : the competent patient131
4Consent to treatment : children and the incompetent patient205
5Duties in contract and tort313
6Breach of duty369
7Causation and defences443
8Institutional liability501
9Confidentiality and data protection553
10Medically assisted reproduction639
11Abortion739
12Actions arising from birth789
13Research853
14Regulating medicinal products and medical devices911
15Products liability985
16Donation and transplantation1025
17Patenting and the human body1079
18Ending life1103
19Death1133

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