Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 June 2010

272 Pages | 2 black-and-white line drawings


ISBN: 9780199562039

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Highly Commended in the Basis of Medicine Category, BMA Medical Book Awards 2011

Law and Ethics in Intensive Care

Edited by Christopher Danbury, Christopher Newdick, Carl Waldmann, and Andrew Lawson

  • Covers recent changes to the law including the passing of the Human Tissue Act in 2004; the Mental Capacity Act in 2005; the Bristol Inquiry; and the Alder Hey Inquiry.
  • Features clinical scenarios which illustrate real problems, with discussion of the legal and ethical framework that arises from these scenarios, and possible solutions
  • Emphasizes practical information which will inform all professionals involved with patients admitted to the ICU

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