In this second edition, boxed features place more emphasis on EU perspectives, and further information on 'hot topics' such as medical genetics and prenatal intelligence, PGD and tissue typing is provided. Detailed and analytical enough for both undergraduate and postgraduate law students, and clear enough to be used by students approaching the subject from a non-legal background, this book gives a user-friendly and thorough introduction to medical law and ethics.
Â·Boxes throughout the text highlight different ethical viewpoints, EU perspectives, key cases and real-life examples of the law in action.
Â·Each chapter ends with a clear summary of the present law
Â·Further reading lists and end-of-chapter questions help students to further their studies and test their knowledge.
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About: A lively and captivating textbook Medical Law and Ethics is a thoroughly readable assessment of the law, tailored to meet the demands of medical law modules on both law and medicine based degrees.
About: Medical Law and Ethics covers not only the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law, but also explores the key ethical debates and dilemmas that exist in the field to ensure that the law is firmly embedded within its context.
About: Exceptional in the clarity of its explanations, Medical Law and Ethics not only provides coverage of all the important cases, statutes, and legal principles but also looks at different ethical viewpoints, including feminist, religious, critical, and sociological.
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