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  1. Medical Confidentiality and Legal Privilege

    By Jean V. McHale

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Limits of Medical Paternalism

    By Heta Häyry

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    The Limits of Medical Paternalism defines and morally assesses paternalistic interventions, especially in the context of modern medicine and health care, particular emphasis is given to the analysis of the conceptual background of the paternalism issue. In this book an anti-paternalistic view is...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Protecting the Vulnerable

    Autonomy and Consent in Health Care

    Edited by Margaret Brazier, Mary Lobjoit

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    The right of adults with sound mind to consent to treatment or risk their own health for the benefit of the community in a clinical trial is unequivocally recognised by the law. But what about those vulnerable by virtue of their age, nature or position in society? Experts from the fields of...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Need For Health Care

    By W.R. Sheaff

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    The rhetoric of 'needs' has been used to legitimate all major turns in UK health policy since 1936. This study identifies the ethical, policy and technical issues arising from the concept of needs. In the first part a theory of needs is developed, which takes into account both the philosophical...

    Published August 21st 1996 by Routledge

  5. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    Published December 20th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Contemplating Suicide

    The Language and Ethics of Self-Harm

    By Gavin J Fairbairn, Gavin Fairbairn

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Suicide is devastating. It is an assault on our ideas of what living is about. In Contemplating Suicide Gavin Fairbairn takes fresh look at suicidal self harm. His view is distinctive in not emphasising external facts: the presence or absence of a corpse, along with evidence that the person who...

    Published March 8th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics

    By Matti Hayry

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states. Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Experiments on Embryos

    Edited by Anthony Dyson, John Harris

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Covering scientific, legal, ethical, historical, theological and public policy aspects of human embryo research, the cases for and against are put strongly and clearly. Scientific evidence is cogently presented by leading embryologists....

    Published April 17th 1991 by Routledge

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