Principles of Medical Law

Hardcover | December 22, 2016

EditorJudith Laing, Jean Mchale

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Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in its field. Now in its fourth edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing healthcare provision in England and Wales. It offers an authoritative and up-to-dateaccount of medical law whilst also seeking to set the law in context and critique its application. The contributors include many of the leading academics and practitioners working in the area of medical law today, who together offer a balanced, reliable, and considered perspective. The clear layout,accessible writing style, extensive referencing, and detailed index make this an indispensable research tool for practitioners and academics alike.

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Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in its field. Now in its fourth edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing healthcare provision in England and Wales. It offers an authoritative and up-to-dateaccount of medical law whilst also seeking to set ...

Dr Judith Laing is a Reader in the School of Law at the University of Bristol. She has published extensively in a number of peer-reviewed journals and edited collections on aspects of mental health, medical law, and criminal law and justice. As well as being involved with previous editions of Principles of Medical Law, her books includ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1328 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:December 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198732511

ISBN - 13:9780198732518

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Table of Contents

Part 1. The health care system1. Keith Syrett: The organisation of health care2. Paula Case: Regulating health care professionsPart 2. Clinical negligence3. Rachel Mulheron: Duties in contract and tort4. Philippa Whipple QC and Philip Havers QC: Breach of duty5. Stephen Todd: Actions arising from birth6. Richard Goldberg: Causation and defences7. Keith Syrett: Institutional liabilityPart 3. Patients' rights8. Jean McHale: Consent to treatment: the competent patient9. Neil Allen and Sir James Munby: The test for capacity10. Neil Allen and Sir James Munby: Consent to treatment: patients lacking capacity and children11. Judith Laing and Nicola Glover-Thomas: Mental health law12. Mark Taylor: Confidentiality and data protection13. Jean McHale: Clinical researchPart 4. The law and reproduction14. Michael Freeman: Medically assisted reproduction15. Michael Freeman: Reproductive genetics16. Emily Jackson: AbortionPart 5. Medicinal products and devices17. Christopher Hodges: The regulation of medicinal products and medical devices18. Richard Goldberg: Products liabilityPart 6. Regulating human material19. Jean McHale: The legal regulation of the use of human material20. Amanda Warren-Jones: Patenting and the human bodyPart 7. The end of life21. Jonathan Herring: Ending life22. Murray Earle: Death

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"Authoritative, detailed and scholarly... an essential purchase for any practitioner involved in any aspect of the law pertaining to healthcare." --Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers 21/02/2011