Autoriai: SHEILA MCLEAN, JOHN KENYON MASON
Brūkšninis kodas: 003076433994
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Introducing the leader to important topics which include genetics, consent, negligence, research, assisted reproduction and mental health, the book outlines what the current law is, why it is so and what it may become in the future.
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare is written by a lawyer and a doctor, each with extensive practical experience in the field. It provides wide-ranging coverage of the most important ethical and moral issues that face healthcare professionals, lawyers and the general public alike and it offers a unique insight into the problems that healthcare providers and patients can be expected to encounter both today and in thefuture.
Readership: All healthcare professionals at any level irf training or practice, lawyers and interested members of the general public.
1. About medicine and the law
2. Resources - who decides?
3. The confidential relationship
4. The thefapeutic partnership
5. Refusal of consent
6. Medical negligence
7. Using people for research
8. Assisted reproduction
9. Genetics and pregnancy
10. Termination of pregnancy
11. Genetics, insurance and employment
12. Is life worth living?
13. Disposal of the body and body parts
14. Sex, gender and the law
15. Mental health and mental capacity
16. The law and the elderly