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Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics By Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh)

Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics
by Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh)

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This classic textbook focuses on medical law and its relationship with medical practice and modern ethics. It provides thorough coverage of all of the topics found on medical law courses, and in depth analysis of recent court decisions, encouraging students to think analytically about the subject
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Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics Summary


Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics by Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh)

This classic textbook has provided students of medical law and ethics with a framework for exploring this fascinating subject for over 30 years. Providing coverage of all of the topics found on medical law courses, it gives an overview of the inter-relationship between ethical medical practice and the law. Medical law is significantly shaped by the courts, and as such this book provides extensive coverage of recent judicial decisions as well as statutory developments. This book has continually evolved to reflect changes in the law and shifting ethical opinions and the tenth edition continues to fulfil this remit.

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The content is excellent. It is the most accessible yet comprehensive textbook I am aware of on this subject. - BMA Medical Book Awards
An excellent textbook: the content is clearly argued, well-referenced and interesting to read. - BMA Medical Book Awards

Table of Contents


1: Medical ethics and medical practice 2: Public health and the state-patient relationship 3: Health rights and obligations in the European Union 4: Consent to treatment 5: Liability for medical injury 6: Medical confidentiality 7: Genetic information and the law 8: The management of infertility and childlessness 9: The control of fertility 10: Civil and criminal liability in reproductive medicine 11: Health resources and dilemmas in treatment 12: Treatment of the aged 13: Mental health and human rights 14: The body as property 15: Medical futility 16: The diagnosis of death 17: The donation of organs and transplantation 18: Euthanasia and assistance in dying 19: Biomedical human research and experimentation 20: Research on children, fetuses and embryos

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GOR008390677
Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics by Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh)
Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2016-04-07
800
0198747519
9780198747512
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