A major new text on Medical Law from an author team with both legal and medical expertise. Legal principles are set firmly in a practical context and the text is supported throughout with real life scenarios to illustrate key points.
The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. This major new text provides a thorough exploration of medical law and ethics, written from the perspective of authors who are medical and health care practitioners as well as law lecturers. This unique combination of academic knowledge and professional experience provides a unique perspective through which the subject is examined with academic rigour underpinned by practical insights. The text features an innovative series of scenarios threaded through each chapter to illustrate the practical realities behind the rules and concepts discussed. The format also includes mind maps, key terms, end of chapter summaries, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading.
'This book provides an excellent introduction to the legal and regulatory framework of Medical Law today for students and health care practitioners alike.' - Jean McHale, Professor of Health Care Law, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham "If you have ever looked for a book on medical law that manages to balance an exposition of historical medical jurisprudence and ethics, academic debate, insightful critiques of the contemporary UK healthcare situation, a throrough exploration of current medical law and future challenges, all interwoven with stimulating discussions using real-life practical dilemmas, then this book might be for you!" - Dr Simon Paul, Consultant Rheumatologist Kingston Upon Thames
About Jo Samanta
JO SAMANTA Principal Lecturer at Leicester De Montfort Law School, UK, with research and teaching interests in medical law and ethics, and particular expertise on end of life and clinical practice issues in relation to law. In addition to being a qualified solicitor in England and Wales, she is also a qualified nurse, and has held a range of senior nursing posts. ASH SAMANTA Consultant Rheumatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and a Lecturer at Leicester De Montfort Law School, both of the UK, teaching medical law and ethics to medical students and allied health care professionals.
Table of Contents
The Scope and Nature of Medical Law The Contemporary Health Care Environment Clinical Negligence Capacity and Consent to Medical Treatment The Beginning of Life Children Clinical Research Human Tissue and Transplantation Mental Health Law The End of Life Future Challenges
Medical Law by Jo Samanta
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