Bioethics and Public Health Law

ISBN-10: 0735570043

ISBN-13: 9780735570047

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

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Bioethics and Public Health Law, Second Edition, integrates public health and bioethics into a focused casebook that is ideal for Health Law courses. Clear notes provide context, ensure smooth transitions between cases, and provide background information. The authors' website at www.health-law.org features updates of important events and links to Internet resources. The text blends updated material from Part II of their popular survey book, Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition, with additional information specific to these topics: The duty to treat and wrongful reasons to reject patients Discrimination Informed consent and experimentation Fiduciary duty The right to health care Intellectual property And The ownership of genetic discoveries Disaster Planning and Bioterrorism Preparedness New To The Second Edition: Ashcroft's challenge to Oregon's assisted suicide law Gonzales v. Carhart the Supreme Court's landmark abortion decision The D.C. Circuit's Abigail Alliance decision, regarding the constitutionality of FDA regulation Greenberg v. Miami Children's Hospital Research Institute, regarding ownership of human tissue New developments in organ allocation policy Expect focused coverage of bioethics and public health lawincluding timely cutting-edge topicsfrom the authors who brought you Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition .
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Book details

List price: $114.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 687
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction
Overview Cases
The Nature of Medical Practice
The Health Care Financing and Delivery System
Moral and Political Themes
The Treatment Relationship
The Duty to Treat
Informed Consent
The Right and "Duty" to Die
Refusal of Life-Sustaining Treatment
Physician Aid in Dying
Futility
Organ Transplantation: The Control, Use, and Allocation of Body Parts
Organ Donation
Ownership and Control of the Body
Allocation of Organs
Reproductive Rights and Genetic Technologies
A Right to Procreate?
A Right to Avoid Procreation?
State or Federal Recognition of Fetal Interests
Using Reproductive Technologies to Create New Families
Ethical and Legal Implications of Advances in Genetics
Public Health Law
Public Health Strategies
The Source and Limit of Authority to Protect Public Health
Regulating Medical Treatment to Protect Public Health
Conclusion
Glossary of Organizational Terms and Acronyms
Table of Cases
Index
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