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Strange Bedfellows

Author : Ben A. Rich
ISBN : 9780306468490
Genre : Philosophy
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The pervasive influence of law on medical practice and clinical bioethics is often noted with a combination of exasperation and lamentation. Physicians and non-physician bioethicists, generally speaking, consider the willingness of courts, legislatures, and regulatory agencies to insinuate themselves into clinical practice and medical research to be a distinctly negative aspect of contemporary American society. They are quick to point out that their colleagues in other Western developed nations are not similarly afflicted, and that the situation which obtains elsewhere is highly preferable to the legalization and purported over-regulation of medicine that has taken place in the United States during the last fifty years. In this book I offer a decidedly different perspective. It is, admittedly, not entirely without personal and professional bias. Prior to becoming a fu- time academic, teaching bioethics in the setting of an academic medical center, I was, for nearly 20 years, an attorney specializing in health law. Even after earning a doctorate in philosophy, I was frequently considered to be the “resident lawyer” on the bioethics faculty, much more frequently looked to for my insights on the law than my perspective as one who had formally studied moral philosophy and applied ethics. I note this not out ofa sense of frustration or disappointment, but as confirmation that even among physicians and n- physician bioethicists, there is widespread recognition that the law does have important contributions to make in assessing the practice ofmedicine and the conduct of medical research.

Medicine On Trial

Author : Elisabeth A. Cawthon
ISBN : 9781851095643
Genre : Law
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A provocative presentation of medicolegal controversies within the American court system from the late 19th through the late 20th century. * Includes entries on key people such as Thomas Noguchi, laws including the Frye Rule, and key concepts such as informed consent * Provides a chronology of the most important events in the history of medicine in the courtroom, including the Baby M and duty-to-disclose cases

Surviving Health Care

Author : Thomasine Kushner
ISBN : 9780521767965
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Letter to patients : on becoming the "good" patient and finding the "right" doctor / Leonard C. Groopman -- Becoming an active member of your health care team / William A. Norcross -- Information that will help you with advance planning for your health care / Mark R. Wicclair -- Responding to medical emergencies / Kenneth V. Iserson -- What you need to know about medical errors / Erica S. Friedman and Rosamond Rhodes -- Being informed when you give consent to medical care / Ben A. Rich -- Beware of scorecards / James J. Strain and Rosamond Rhodes -- Transplantation 101 : negotiating the system / Aaron Spital and Steven Smith -- When the illness is psychiatric / Leonard C. Groopman -- On the horizon : genetic testing / Robyn S. Shapiro -- To be or not to be, a research subject / Eric M. Meslin and Peter H. Schwartz -- Information that will help you make health care decisions for adult family members / Mark R. Wicclair -- Caring for individuals with Alzheimer's : ethical issues along the way / Robyn S. Shapiro -- When the patient is a child / Timothy S. Yeh -- Care of elders / Claudia Landau and Guy Micco -- Being and thinking / Ilina Singh ... [et al.] -- A patient's guide to pain management / Ben A. Rich -- The hardest decisions : when treatment stops working / Timothy E. Quill and Mindy Shah -- What you need to know about disasters / Griffin Trotter -- Making the internet work for you : researching your health questions / Bette Anton.

Disputes And Dilemmas In Health Law

Author : Ian R. Freckelton
ISBN : 1862875537
Genre : Law
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This book replaces the successful Controversies in Health Law. Under the same editorship and much the same authorship, it is substantially larger (30 chapters instead of 18) and correspondingly more comprehensive. It retains the lively analysis and the focus on controversial and cutting-edge problems. The chapters are broken up into parts covering Litigation and Liabilty; Reproductive Technologies; The Sequelae of the End of Life; Public Health; Ethical Frameworks and Dilemmas; Regulation; Human Rights and Therapeutic Jurisprudence; Research and Vulnerability and Information, Privacy and Confidentiality . They consider issues raised by new technologies, changing legislation and altering community expectations; by new regulatory processes for medicine and all of the health professions; by the fundamental changes to civil liability for medical negligence; by the fierce debate over the role of coroners. Disputes and Dilemmas in Health Law covers questions on property in human tissue and on the ethical and legal aspects of the genetics revolution; provides a modern take on "old" issues such as reproductive law; takes account of changes relating to expert evidence; and discusses how difficult cases in relation to psychiatric injury and wrongful life are pushing compensability to its edges.

Encyclopedia Of Global Health K P

Author : Yawei Zhang
ISBN : IND:30000122433356
Genre : Medicine
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Life And Learning Seventeen

Author : University Faculty for Life. Conference
ISBN : UOM:39076002833056
Genre : Social Science
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Lawyers Medical Cyclopedia Of Personal Injuries And Allied Specialties

Author : Richard M. Patterson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105064199115
Genre : Medical jurisprudence
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Florida Law Review

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ISBN : UCAL:$B401726
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Current Publications In Legal And Related Fields

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ISBN : IND:30000087971143
Genre : Bibliography
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Contemporary Issues In Bioethics

Author : Tom L. Beauchamp
ISBN : UOM:39015074227300
Genre : Medical
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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BIOETHICS brings you balanced coverage of the most pressing topics in bioethics, including partial-birth abortion, organ transplants, and global pandemics, to name a few. With a diverse range of classic and current essays as well as actual medical and legal cases written by outstanding medical ethics scholars, this anthology will help you understand each issue from a variety of standpointsï'including those of medical researchers and practitioners, legal experts, and philosophers.

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