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Published: 07 July 2020

704 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198846956

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Medical Law and Ethics

Eighth Edition

Jonathan Herring

  • A concise text providing discussion of the law and an overview of the ethical perspectives, ensuring that readers are able to fully understand the law and its context
  • Jonathan Herring's lively and captivating writing style brings this highly topical aspect of law to life, while remaining closely tailored to course requirements, ensuring that this book is the perfect study companion
  • Carefully created features throughout the text draw attention to the many diverging opinions in medical law, including religious, feminist, and European perspectives to ensure that readers develop a fully rounded appreciation of the complexities of the subject
  • As the most regularly updated medical law text, you can be confident that the book takes account of the most recent developments in this extremely fast moving subject area

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly updated to cover all the latest developments in the areas of medical negligence; capacity and Gillick competence; medical decisions for children; reproduction; end-of-life decisions; and reforms of abortion law and organ donation
  • Discussion of recent legislation and guidance, including the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019, Liberty Protection Safeguards and the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, and consideration of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in relation to mental health
  • Updated coverage of recent case law, including Bawa-Garba v The General Medical Council & Ors, Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Khan v Meadows, ARB v IVF Hammersmith, Raqeeb v Barts NHS Foundation Trust, and An NHS Trust v Y

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