Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

Medical law touches on many of society s most hotly debated issues, from the status of the embryo to the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment, and from assisted suicide to research on humans, organ transplantation, and the ownership of body parts The media shines a glaring light on these and many other contentious medical questions, but as legal authority Charles FosteMedical law touches on many of society s most hotly debated issues, from the status of the embryo to the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment, and from assisted suicide to research on humans, organ transplantation, and the ownership of body parts The media shines a glaring light on these and many other contentious medical questions, but as legal authority Charles Foster points out, camera flashes don t shed real light To truly grasp these issues, Foster argues, you have to dive deep into the particular cases, and further, to the principles behind the cases In this highly readable and entertaining book, Foster illuminates those principles, illustrating them with examples from many fascinating and notorious cases He sheds light on such controversial and significant topics as clinical negligence, patient confidentiality, euthanasia, informed consent, abortion, in vitro fertilization, and much Whatever your interest in medical law as a healthcare professional, policy maker, law student, or just the concerned owner of a body this Very Short Introduction it is essential reading.
Medical Law A Very Short Introduction Medical law touches on many of society s most hotly debated issues from the status of the embryo to the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment and from assisted suicide to research on humans organ

  • Title: Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Charles Foster
  • ISBN: 9780199660445
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction”

    1. A fantastic introduction. Well written, concise, easy to read, informative, and left me with a desire to learn more!

    2. Short, informative, concise. Definitely recommended for students beginning a medical law course (like me!) or just those with a general interest in the area!

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