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Medical Ethics and the Elderly

4th Edition

Gurchuran Rai
July 21, 2014

The Fourth Edition of this bestselling, highly regarded book has been fully revised to incorporate changes in law and clinical guidance making a vital impact on patient management, encompassing: . The Equality Act 2010 which provides the right of older people to treatment without discrimination ....

Medical Records Use and Abuse

1st Edition

Heidi Tranberg, Jem Rashbass
May 15, 2014

‘This book provides the background and practical guidance for all those of us who face challenges for the way we handle medical records. Written by a lawyer and a clinical informatician it provides the fusion between the legal issues and the practical clinical ones. There are clear explanations of...

Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences: Medical Articles and Other Forms of Communication

1st Edition

Milos Jenicek
March 12, 2014

Medical articles are one of the main vehicles of knowledge translation and evidence communication in the health sciences. Their correct structure and style alone are no longer enough to convey a clear understanding of the intended message. Readers must be able to understand the very essence of the...

Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Gunn, Pamela Taylor
January 06, 2014

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Comprehensive and erudite, Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues, Second Edition is a practical guide to the psychiatry of offenders, victims, and survivors of crime. This landmark publication has been completely updated but retains...

The Law and Medicine: Friend or Nemesis?

1st Edition

Robert Mark Jaggs-Fowler
August 15, 2013

The work draws together a rich tapestry of material across many different disciplines, covering the crucial relationship between medicine and law from the early apothecaries to the modern-day general practitioner. It presents an invaluable overview of the subject and offers vital background reading...

Effective Expert Witnessing: Practices for the 21st Century

5th Edition

Jack V. Matson
August 30, 2012

The testimony of an expert witness can lead to success or failure in cases that hinge on the presentation’s impact on a jury. Effective Expert Witnessing, Fifth Edition: Practices for the 21st Century explores the fundamentals of litigation, trial preparation, courtroom presentation, and the...

A Primer on Clinical Experience in Medicine: Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences

1st Edition

Milos Jenicek, MD
August 08, 2012

Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of the sciences. It...

Mental Health Law 2E A Practical Guide

2nd Edition

Basant Puri, Robert Brown, Heather McKee, Ian Treasaden
April 27, 2012

Completely updated to reflect current changes in the law and in practice, Mental Health Law: A Practical Guide is a concise and approachable handbook to mental health law for students and professionals working in psychiatric settings. Easy-to-read, practical, and illustrated with case examples...

Forensic Toxicology: Medico-Legal Case Studies

1st Edition

Kalipatnapu N. Rao
February 23, 2012

Modern technology using state-of-the-art equipment can now identify almost any toxin relevant to a legal issue. Techniques include gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, high-pressure liquid chromatography, and the combination of these methods. Forensic Toxicology: Medico-legal Case Studies...

The Neuroscience of Handwriting: Applications for Forensic Document Examination

1st Edition

Michael P. Caligiuri, Linton A. Mohammed
February 22, 2012

The Daubert trilogy of U.S. Supreme Court cases has established that scientific expert testimony must be based on science grounded in empirical research. As such, greater scrutiny is being placed on questioned document examination generally, and handwriting comparison in particular. Bridging the...

Law for the Expert Witness

4th Edition

Daniel A. Bronstein
December 13, 2011

Extensively updated and expanded to incorporate legislative and practical changes enacted since the publication of the previous edition, Law for the Expert Witness, Fourth Edition is designed for professionals and students requiring edification on the current processes and techniques of legal...

Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 13th Edition

13th Edition

Jason Payne-James, Richard Jones, Steven B Karch, John Manlove
August 26, 2011

This fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic introductory text to the field. Continuing its tradition of preparing the next generation of forensic practitioners, it presents essential concepts in the interface between medicine and the law. Twenty-four...