Medical Law and Ethics
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 which 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.
- Complete bibliography and list of further reading
1 Ethics and Medical Law
2 The Structure of the National Health Service and the Rationing of Healthcare Resources
3 Medical Negligence
4 Consent to Treatment
6 Contraception Abortion and Pregnancy