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Medicine, morals, and the law

by Sheila McLean

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Published by Gower in Aldershot, Hampshire, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical ethics.,
    • Medical laws and legislation -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementSheila McLean and Gerry Maher.
      ContributionsMaher, Gerry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR724 .M2923 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3256014M
      ISBN 100566005336
      LC Control Number83174750

      Book Description Selected for inclusion in this volume are the most significant and influential articles analyzing the key issues surrounding children, medicine and the law today. Issues examined include: the implications of assisted reproduction for children, neonatal intensive care, health care, HIV testing of new-born children, choosing. The book's primary goal is to provide a clear and simple explanation of the American law of medical malpractice, informed consent and risk management. Written with the clinician in mind, it is legally uncomplicated without being overly simplistic. The book is as much about medicine as it is about law; above all, it is about patients.

      This chapter defines and examines personal and public morality, identifying assumptions and values and the law, looking at both conventionalLaw conventional and natural lawLaw natural, and the intertwining of morality and the law. We define .   Medicine Patients And The Law 3rd book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its /5(19).

      The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Among other current issues, it addresses the radical reforms proposed by the Shipman Inquiry, the impact of change within the NHS, the Mental Capacity Act of and includes a new chapter on access to health care. A NEW MORAL COMPACT. Singer, citing Titmuss, acknowledges the difficulty in comparing commerce against altruism as it is a choice between “two different types of society”.() A similar argument can apply when comparing doctors’ ethical and commercial s, on the one hand, have a commercial obligation to the companies that hire them to bring in profits, .


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Bruce H. Seidberg discusses how ethical and moral behavior are governed by law. A relationship exists between medicine, dentistry and the law 1 (Figure 1).

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In Morals and Medicine a leading Protestant theologian comes to grips with the problems of conscience raised by new advances in medical science and technology.

They arise as issues at the start or making of a life, in preserving its health, and in facing its death. They are the problems of Everyman: some are new problems of conscience, such as artificial insemination; some are.

Medicine, Patients and the Lawis a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues 5/5(1).

Medicine, Morals and the Law Hardcover – 24 Feb. by Professor Sheila A. McLean (Author), Professor Gerry Maher (Author), McLean (Author) & 0 more out of 5 stars 1 rating4/5(1). Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader.

of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. Similarly, ethics is the term used in conjunction with business, medicine, or law.

In these cases, ethics serves as a personal code of conduct for people working in those fields, and the ethics themselves are often highly debated and contentious.

These connotations have helped guide the distinctions between morality and ethics. The book explains the principle of the sanctity or inviolability of human life and its continuing relevance to English law governing aspects of medical practice at the beginning and end of life.

It shows that the principle, though widely recognized as an historic and foundational principle of the common law, has been widely misunderstood, not least in the legal academy, at the Bar and.

The Heinz dilemma is a frequently used example in many ethics and morality classes. One well-known version of the dilemma, used in Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development, is stated as follows. A woman was on her deathbed.

There was one drug that the doctors thought might save her. It was a form of radium that a druggist in the same town had recently discovered. Medicine, Money and Morals: Physicians' Conflicts of Interest: Medicine & Health Science Books @ iews: 1.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: McLean, Sheila. Medicine, morals, and the law. Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Gower, © (OCoLC)   Morals and Law differ because the law demands an absolute subjection to its rules and commands.

Law has enforcing authority derived from the state. It is heteronymous (being imposed upon men upon. Part I: Medicine, law and society 1. The practice of medicine today 2. Doctors' responsibilities: patient's rights 3.

Medicine, moral dilemmas and the law 4. A relationship of trust and confidence Part II: Medical malpractice 5. Agreeing to treatment 6. Capacity, consent and compulsion 7. Clinical negligence 8. Medical litigation 9. Complaints. This anthology has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law.

It includes articles, readings, and cases in legal philosophy that give students the conceptual tools necessary to consider the general problems of jurisprudence. The collection begins with general questions about morality and law, drawing on both /5(3).

Cambridge Core - Medico-Legal, Bioethics and Health Law - Merry and McCall Smith's Errors, Medicine and the Law - by Alan Merry However, many cases of iatrogenic harm involve little or no moral culpability. Even when blame is justified, an undue focus on one individual often deflects attention from other important factors within the.

This title was first published in A collection of articles focused on women within a general study of medicine, ethics and the law. Topics covered include: areas where the institutions of medicine, ethics and the law intersect in women's reproductive and sexual lives; the impact of legal policies and dominant ethical beliefs on many aspects of women's health.

Harriet Hall, MD also known as The SkepDoc, is a retired family physician who writes about pseudoscience and questionable medical practices. She received her BA and MD from the University of Washington, did her internship in the Air Force (the second female ever to do so), and was the first female graduate of the Air Force family practice residency at Eglin Air Force.

Core ethical principles. Medical ethics is founded on a set of core principles. Autonomy. Respect patients as individuals (e.g., respecting their privacy by maintaining confidentiality and being truthful about their medical care).; Provide the information and opportunity for patients to make their own decisions regarding their care (e.g., informed consent).

This book assesses the desirability of legalising euthanasia. From the ethical perspective, euthanasia raises many important issues including the right to life, the right to liberty, the avoidance of unnecessary pain, the appropriate allocation of medical resources, and the rights and duties of doctors.

Other relevant considerations include the improving standard of. Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader.

It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues Reviews: 9. Medicine and morals. New York, Hawthorn Books [] (OCoLC) Online version: Marshall, John, Medicine and morals.

New York, Hawthorn Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Marshall.Product Description. Aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, this work examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap.Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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