Principles of Medical Law

Hardcover | January 9, 2011

EditorAndrew Grubb, Judith Laing, Jean Mchale

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Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in medical law. Now in its third edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing care provision in England and Wales. The contributors include many of the leadingacademics and practitioners working in the area of medical law today. The book provides an authoritative and up-to-date account of medical law whilst also seeking to set the law in context and critique its application. This new edition will include greater consideration of related health care ethicsand human rights issues where appropriate. The book includes major statutory and common law changes including the Human Tissue Act 2008.

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Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in medical law. Now in its third edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing care provision in England and Wales. The contributors include many of the leadingacademics and practitioners working in the area of m...

Andrew Grubb is a Senior Immigration Judge in the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Prior to taking up a judicial post, he was Professor of Medical law and Head of Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University. Previously, he was Professor of Health Care Law and Director of the Centre of Medi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1584 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:January 9, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199544409

ISBN - 13:9780199544400

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Table of Contents

Part 1.The health care system1. Christopher Newdick: The organisation of health care2. Mary O'Rourke and Jonathan Holl-Allen: Regulating health care professionalsPart 2. Clinical negligence3. Rachel Mulheron: Duties in contract and tort4. Philippa Whipple and Philip Havers: Breach of duty5. Stephen Todd: Actions arising from birth6. Richard Goldberg: Causation and defences7. Keith Syrett: Institutional liabilityPart 3. Patients' Rights8. David Lock: Consent to treatment: the competent patient9. David Lock: The test for capacity10. Mr Justice James Munby: Consent to treatment- patients lacking capacity and children11. Judith Laing: Mental health law12. Shaun Pattinson and Deryck Beyleveld: 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: Regulating medicinal products and devices18. Harvey Teff: Products liabilityPart 6. Regulating human material19. Jean McHale: The legal regulation of the use of human material20. Graeme Laurie: Patenting and the human bodyPart 7. The end of life21. Jonathan Herring: Ending life22. J.K. Mason: Death

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"It is a tribute to the merits of this book that one, while consulting it regularly, scarcely noticed that six years had lapsed since its first arrival...This book remains a monumental work, comprehensive in its coverage and apparently seamless in its presentation, thanks to skilfulediting...For anyone wishing to gain a sound academic understanding of medical law, this remains the work to turn to." --B Mahendra, New Law Journal