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Published: 21 August 2019

1,040 Pages


ISBN: 9780198825845

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Medical Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Fifth Edition

Emily Jackson

Text, Cases, and Materials

  • Extracts from a wide variety of academic materials ensure students acquire an overview of a range of different perspectives
  • Insightful author commentary and detailed analysis ensures that students gain a thorough understanding of the ethical context in which the law operates
  • Central Issues sections at the start of each chapter outline the key concepts covered, and further reading sections at the end provide guidance on further sources for research
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of important new cases, including Bawa-Garba v General Medical Council; Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust v Yates; Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust v Evans; Re (Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission's Application for Judicial Review); An NHS Trust v Y; and R (on the application of Conway) v Secretary of State for Justice
  • Coverage of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983
  • A revised chapter with coverage of some emerging biotechnologies, including artificial intelligence and neurotechnologies
  • Coverage of the implications of genome editing
  • Coverage of the government's proposal to implement an opt-out system for organ donation by 2020
  • The chapters on incapacity and medical malpractice have been restructured to enable a better fit to most courses

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