Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 October 2019

1040 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

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

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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