Medical Law by Jonathan HerringMedical Law by Jonathan Herring

Medical Law

byJonathan Herring

Paperback | June 21, 2011

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The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law.Lively and engaging, Medical Law: Core Text covers the core topics of the medical law syllabus, presenting an overview of the key principles. Written in a clear, readily understandable way, Jonathan Herring provides a perceptive analysis, and an original and thought-provoking commentary to givestudents an excellent grounding in the subject. It seeks to engage undergraduate students at all levels, succinctly covering the core areas with clarity.
Jonathan Herring received a BA in Jurisprudence and BCL at Oxford. He is also a qualified (non-practising) solicitor. He has been a Fellow in Law and Director of Studies at New Hall, Cambridge and a Lecturer in Law at Christ Church, Oxford. He is presently a Fellow at Exeter College where he has been since 1999. He is the author of a ...
Title:Medical LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pagesPublished:June 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199592535

ISBN - 13:9780199592531

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Table of Contents

1. Key legal and ethics principles2. Rationing and delivery of health care3. Clincial negligence4. Consent5. Confidentiality6. Regulation of abortion and pregnancy7. Reproduction8. The medical use of body parts9. Ending life10. Mental health11. Medical research

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