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Miller (Boston University School of Law) presents articles published in journals in the 1990s, exploring legal, ethical, and economic issues associated with the rights of individuals to obtain or decline health care resources. Articles are in sections on the rights- resources relationship, patient rights, and health care resources. Some specific topics discussed include regulating genetic research, justice in the distribution of health care, and health care rationing. Other subjects are medical litigation, informed consent, frozen embryos, and research subjects' rights. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Series Preface
1 Shifting Paradigms in Bioethics and Health Law: The Rise of a New Pragmatism 3
2 The Empire of Death: How Culture and Economics Affect Informed Consent in the U.S., the U.K., and Japan 25
3 Bye-Bye Bolam: A Medical Litigation Revolution? 67
4 Rogers v. Whitaker and Informed Consent in Australia: A Fair Dinkum Duty of Disclosure 97
5 Disputing Over Embryos: Of Contracts and Consents 123
6 Posthumous Reproduction and the Meanings of Autonomy 169
7 The Suppressed Legacy of Nuremberg 193
8 Research in Developing Countries: Taking "Benefit" Seriously 197
9 Experimental Treatment: Oxymoron or Aspiration? 203
10 The Control of Genetic Research: Involving the "Groups Between" 215
11 How will we Regulate Genetic Enhancement? 249
12 Public Health and Private Lives 295
13 Justice in the Distribution of Health Care 321
14 Symbols, Rationality, and Justice: Rationing Health Care 337
15 Limits to Health Care: Fair Procedures, Democratic Deliberation, and the Legitimacy Problem for Insurers 351
16 Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research 401
17 Human Tissue: Rights in the Body and its Parts 405
18 Resource Allocation in the National Health Service 437
19 Health Care Rationing in the Courts: A Comparative Study 465
20 Life Style, Health Status, and Distributive Justice 543
21 De Facto Health-Care Rationing by Age: The Law has no Remedy 567
Name Index 595
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