The Medical Profession and Human Rights: Handbook for a Changing Agenda

The Medical Profession and Human Rights: Handbook for a Changing Agenda

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ISBN-13: 9781856496124
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 03/21/2001
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.21(w) x 9.03(h) x 5.40(d)

Table of Contents

A Changing Agenda
Medical Ethics and Professional Standards
Links between Medical Ethics and Human Rights
Why Abuse Occurs
Extra-judicial Killing, Torture, Cruel and Degrading Treatment
Prison Doctors
The Forensic Doctor
Capital and Corporal Punishment
Trade in Organs
Research and Experimentation on Humans
Medicine in Armed Conflict
Doctors and Weapons
The Abuse of Institutionalised Patients
Health as a Human Rights Objective
Human Rights Aspects of Gender Issues
Doctors and Asylum Seekers
Rehabilitation of Torture Victims
Doctors: Truth, Justice and Reparation
Teaching Ethics and Human Rights
The Role of Professional Associations
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