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Medical law : a very short introduction

Author: Charles Foster
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Very short introductions, 345.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Foster
ISBN: 9780199660445 0199660441
OCLC Number: 823104462
Description: 141 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Origins and legacies --
The enforcement of medical law --
Before birth --
Confidentiality and privacy --
Consent --
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.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 345.
Responsibility: Charles Foster.
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