Rights and Resources

Rights and Resources

by Frances H. Miller
     
 

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… See more details below

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754621560
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
The International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction
1Shifting Paradigms in Bioethics and Health Law: The Rise of a New Pragmatism3
2The Empire of Death: How Culture and Economics Affect Informed Consent in the U.S., the U.K., and Japan25
3Bye-Bye Bolam: A Medical Litigation Revolution?67
4Rogers v. Whitaker and Informed Consent in Australia: A Fair Dinkum Duty of Disclosure97
5Disputing Over Embryos: Of Contracts and Consents123
6Posthumous Reproduction and the Meanings of Autonomy169
7The Suppressed Legacy of Nuremberg193
8Research in Developing Countries: Taking "Benefit" Seriously197
9Experimental Treatment: Oxymoron or Aspiration?203
10The Control of Genetic Research: Involving the "Groups Between"215
11How will we Regulate Genetic Enhancement?249
12Public Health and Private Lives295
13Justice in the Distribution of Health Care321
14Symbols, Rationality, and Justice: Rationing Health Care337
15Limits to Health Care: Fair Procedures, Democratic Deliberation, and the Legitimacy Problem for Insurers351
16Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research401
17Human Tissue: Rights in the Body and its Parts405
18Resource Allocation in the National Health Service437
19Health Care Rationing in the Courts: A Comparative Study465
20Life Style, Health Status, and Distributive Justice543
21De Facto Health-Care Rationing by Age: The Law has no Remedy567
Name Index595

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