In the extensively revised and updated fourth edition of this highly acclaimed textbook, Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave examine the regulation of medicine, the rights of patients and responsibilities of doctors and legal remedies. The book covers a diverse range of fields from research on embryos to clinical negligence, cloning to euthanasia. The text charts recent developments in the law including reform of the General Medical Council, legislation such as the Human Tissue Act 2004, Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the NHS Redress Act 2006 and proposals to reform the law. The clear and concise style makes the book accessible to legal professionals as well as to students, medical practitioners and the lay person.
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Margaret Brazier is Professor in the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy in the School of Law at the University of Manchester
Emma Cave is Reader in Law at Durham Law School, the University of Durham
'In this book the authors provide an incisive survey of the legal situation surrounding the areas of fertility treatment, patient consent, assisted dying, malpractice and medical privacy. This 6th Edition has been fully revised and updated to cover the latest cases from assisted dying to informed consent, legislative reform of the NHS, professional regulation and redress, European regulations on data protection and clinical trials, and legislation and policy reforms on organ donation, assisted conception and mental capacity.' The Lamp, March 2017 -- .
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Medicine Patients and the Law: Pregnancy, abortion and organ transplants, death, dying and the problems of the mentally handicapped: Every level of medical practice the law now plays a part, for the reader this is a fascinating and invaluable guide to the law as it relates to medical practice. Glossy pictorial paperback in good+ condition. Some slight creasing to covers, clean and bright internally. Bookseller Inventory # 2794