标题（title）：Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction
出版社（publisher）：Oxford University Press
大小（size）：528 kB (541147 bytes)
Medicine evolves fast, and medical law tries to keep up. It deals with some of the most fascinating, fundamental and difficult questions about the human body and mind. Charles Foster surveys the principles governing medical law.
Abstract: Everyone has an opinion about the core issues of medical law; from clinical negligence and organ transplantation to abortion, confidentiality, and euthanasia - it deals with matters of life and death. Using case studies to explore the key principles, Charles Foster presents a fascinating Very Short Introduction to medical law. Read more...
Table of contents :
Content: Origins and legacies --
The enforcement of medical law --
Before birth --
Confidentiality and privacy --
Clinical negligence --
Research on human subjects --
Resource allocation --
The end of life --
Organ donation and the ownership of body parts --
The future of medical law.