Medicine Patients And The Law 3rd (Penguin Reference Books)

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With the growing awareness of patients of their rights, the issue of medical ethics and its relationship with the law is much in debate. This book should make clear the obligations, constraints and legal relationships. It details complaints procedures and medical negligence actions, discuss the issue of confidentiality and so on. Updated to cover ethical dilemmas raised by medical developments, this edition explains the legal position in fields as diverse as embryo research, Aids testing and the definition of death and covers the impact of recent cases, notably the Shipman trial.

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Margaret Brazier is Professor of Law at the University of Manchester and the Legal Studies Director of the University's Centre for Social Ethics and Policy. She lives in Manchester.

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'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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