Books in category Law – Medical Law & Legislation

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

    Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics
    Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare.

  • Physician Assisted Death in Perspective

    Physician-Assisted Death in Perspective
    Stuart J. Youngner, Gerrit K. Kimsma

    This book is the first comprehensive report and analysis of the Dutch euthanasia experience over the last three decades.

  • Psychiatric Expert Testimony

    Psychiatric Expert Testimony
    Kenneth J. Weiss, Clarence Watson

    The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings.

  • Genetic Information

    Genetic Information
    Alison K. Thompson, Ruth F. Chadwick

    This diverse collection of papers attempts to address and discuss critically issues surrounding the control of, and access to, genetic information from ethical, medical, legal and theoretical points of view.

  • Coping with Choices to Die

    Coping with Choices to Die
    C. G. Prado

    This book examines the reactions of the friends and family of those who elect to die due to terminal illness.

  • Physician Assistant Legal Handbook

    Physician Assistant Legal Handbook
    Patricia A. Younger, Aspen Health Law Center

    This book, written for PAs, PA students, institutional and physician e mployers of PAs, and health care lawyers, is a comprehensive reference on laws impacting physician assistant practice.

  • Medical Records Review and Analysis

    Medical Records Review and Analysis
    Charles C. Sharpe

    An introduction and reference to the basic legal principles of obtaining, reviewing, interpreting, and understanding the documents in a typical medical record.

  • Personalized Medicine

    Personalized Medicine
    Nada Bodiroga-Vukobrat, Daniel Rukavina, Krešimir Pavelić, Gerald G. Sander

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of the various aspects of personalized medicine as an original approach to classifying, understanding, treating and preventing disease based on individual biological differences.

  • Matching Organs with Donors

    Matching Organs with Donors
    Marie-Andree Jacob

    Matching Organs with Donors deepens our understanding of the law and management of informed consent, decision-making among hospital professionals, and the shadowy borders between altruism and commerce.


    June M. Sullivan

    This concise, practical guide helps the advocate understand the sometimes dense rules in advising patients, physicians, and hospitals, and in litigating HIPAA-related issues.

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