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Genetics and Gene Therapy

Genetics and Gene Therapy

1st Edition

Sheila A.M. McLean
August 23, 2018

Genetics and Gene Therapy shows the wide range of the debate and the very real significance that genetics and its associated developments have for human beings, individually and collectively. Few areas of science and medicine have resulted in the volume of academic and popular literature as has...

The Ethics of Public Health, Volumes I and II

The Ethics of Public Health, Volumes I and II

1st Edition

Michael Freeman
March 28, 2010

With a number of public health panics emerging in the past few years, most recently the panic over 'swine flu' in 2009, the publication of this two volume collection is extremely timely. These two volumes cover the complete range of issues relating to the ethics of public health. Topics include...

The Elderly: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Policy

The Elderly: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Policy

1st Edition

Martin Lyon Levine
April 23, 2009

Aging is a public health priority that is becoming increasingly important in both developed and less developed nations, with individual health care providers and law-makers each facing difficult ethical and policy dilemmas. The complex issues physicians deal with include informed consent and...

Mental Illness, Medicine and Law

Mental Illness, Medicine and Law

1st Edition

Martin Lyon Levine
January 14, 2009

As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of medicine are being called into question as never before. Martin Levine's collection brings together the seminal papers written on the nexus between mental illness, its treatment and...

Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II

Death, Dying and the Ending of Life, Volumes I and II

1st Edition

Leslie P. Francis, Margaret P. Battin
September 21, 2007

The two volumes of Death, Dying, and the Ending of Life present the core of recent philosophical work on end-of-life issues. Volume I examines issues in death and consent: the nature of death, brain death and the uses of the dead and decision-making at the end of life, including the use of advance...

Organ and Tissue Transplantation

Organ and Tissue Transplantation

1st Edition

David Price
September 28, 2006

Organ transplantation has been one of the miracles of modern-day medicine but, in addition to presenting enormous technical and clinical challenges, it throws up major ethical and legal issues principally from the perspective of the donor. Evolving capabilities in the spheres of both organ and...

Health, Rights and Globalisation

Health, Rights and Globalisation

1st Edition

Belinda Bennett
April 26, 2006

This volume draws together essays from leading scholars on the challenges that arise for health, law, policy and ethics at the intersections of health, rights and globalization. The papers in this volume address global issues in public health, globalization and bioethics, and globalization and...

Children, Medicine and the Law

Children, Medicine and the Law

1st Edition

Michael Freeman
April 28, 2005

Selected for inclusion in this volume are the most significant and influential articles analyzing the key issues surrounding children, medicine and the law today. Issues examined include: the implications of assisted reproduction for children, neonatal intensive care, health care, HIV testing of...

Abortion

Abortion

1st Edition

Belinda Bennett
May 20, 2004

Abortion remains one of the most complex and controversial issues in contemporary law and bioethics. This volume draws together key essays from leading scholars on the ethical and regulatory aspects of abortion. The essays explore the complex issues of personhood, prenatal life and reproductive...

Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Reproduction

Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Reproduction

1st Edition

Bonnie Steinbock
April 09, 2002

Whilst advances in reproductive medicine have enabled thousands of couples worldwide to have children, they also raise a plethora of ethical, philosophical and legal questions. This collection of essays by leading international scholars in bioethics, law, philosophy and public health, addresses...

AIDS: Society, Ethics and Law

AIDS: Society, Ethics and Law

1st Edition

Udo Schüklenk
November 27, 2001

This volume features a collection of the most important articles on the social, ethical and legal implications of a variety of problems caused by AIDS. The wide range of articles selected for inclusion were chosen on the basis of three criteria: their theoretical depth and coherence, their impact...

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