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Health Care Law: Text and Materials (2nd edition)

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Author(s): Fox, Marie; McHale, Jean V.; Gunn, Michael; Wilkinson, Stephen;
Classification(s): Medical & healthcare law; Social security & welfare law; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Health systems & services;
Readership / Audience Level: Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9780421710108
ISBN-10: 0421710101
Publication Date: 20 Dec 2006
Imprint: Sweet & Maxwell
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Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback / softback
Pages: 1240
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Health Care Law: Text and Materials is designed as a core text suitable for a wide range of health care and medical law courses. Utilising the popular text and material approach, this title p rovides an accessible and stimulating collection of cases, statutes, reports and reform proposals, together with a comprehensive accompanying text that reflects the complexity of health care issues. The book examines in detail the major legal, professional and technological developments in the area, including the implications of the Human Rights Act 1998, the changing structure of the NHS, the draft Mental Health and Mental Incapacity Bills, the regulation of human material in the aftermath of Alder Hey and the Human Tissue Bill 2003 and treatment decisions at the end of life from Dia ne Pretty to Ms B.

Rights to health and health care. Health care ethics. Professional accountability I. Professional accountability

II. Capacity. Consent. Children. Confidentiality and access to records. Mental health. Clinical research. Reproductive choice I: assisted conception. Reproductive choice II: abortion. Reproductive choice

III. End of life. Legal Regulation of the Use of Human Material.



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