Medical Law and Ethics, 7th Edition
Oxford University Press
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- A powerful search
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- High-resolution pictures
- Notes and picture-notes
About this title:
First Prize in 'Basis of Medicine' category in the 2019 BMA Medical Book Awards
Medical Law and Ethics covers the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law alongside the key ethical debates and dilemmas that exist in the field.
Carefully constructed features highlight these debates, drawing out the European angles, religious beliefs, and feminist perspectives that influence legal regulations. Other features such as 'a shock to the system', 'public opinion' and 'reality check' introduce further socio-legal discussion and contribute to the lively and engaging manner in which the subject is approached.
- A concise text providing discussion of the law and an overview of the ethical perspectives, ensuring that readers can fully understand the law and its context
- Jonathan Herring's lively and captivating writing style brings this highly topical aspect of law to life, while remaining closely tailored to course requirements, ensuring that this book is the perfect study companion
- Carefully created features throughout the text draw attention to the many diverging opinions in medical law, including religious, feminist, and European perspectives to ensure that readers develop a fully rounded appreciation of the complexities of the subject
- As the most regularly updated medical law text, this book takes account of the most recent developments in this extremely fast-moving subject area
New to this edition:
- Thoroughly updated to cover all the latest developments, including important case law on mental capacity and euthanasia, such as the Charlie Gard litigation, the decision of the Supreme Court in Montgomery, and the Court of Appeal in Conway
- Also includes coverage of the new Codes of Practice issued by the Human Tissue Authority
- Accompanied by the following online resources: complete bibliography and list of further reading; links to the key cases mentioned in the book; a video from the author that introduces the book and sets the scene for your studies, and links to key sites with information on medical law and ethics
Readership: All those involved in healthcare.
Author: Jonathan Herring