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Medicine, Healthcare and Medical Ethics Law


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Texts For Practitioners

  1. Mental Health Law 2E A Practical Guide

    2nd Edition

    By Basant Puri, Robert Brown, Heather McKee, Ian Treasaden

    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...

    Published April 27th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Patients' Rights, Law and Ethics for Nurses, Second Edition

    By Paul Buka

    The second edition of this acclaimed text integrates health care law and ethics in relation to patients’ rights and in the context of everyday nursing and health care practice. Focusing on principles of law and including clear outlines of the essential legal precedent, the author lays a solid...

    Published July 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 100 Cases in Clinical Ethics and Law

    By Carolyn Johnston, Penelope Bradbury

    Series: 100 Cases

    A 70-year-old woman bed-bound following a stroke has developed bronchopneumonia, but her daughter produces an advance directive that she says her mother has written, which states that no life-sustaining treatment is to be given. How are you going to proceed?A practical guide on how to approach the...

    Published April 25th 2008 by CRC Press

  4. The Medical Directory 2015, 169th Edition, Two Volume Set

    Edited by Brenda Wren

    First published in 1845, this directory has established an enviable reputation for the quantity and extent of its information on UK-registered medical practitioners. It provides mini career profiles of doctors listed A-Z by surname. Each record contains, if available, full name, primary and other...

    Published December 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Forensic Psychiatry

    Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues, Second Edition

    By John Gunn, Pamela Taylor

    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...

    Published January 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Ethics and Mental Health

    The Patient, Profession and Community

    By Michael Robertson, Garry Walter

    The field of ethics is expanding and has assumed new significance as a compulsory part of study for psychiatrists and all mental health professionals. Ethics and Mental Health: The Patient, Profession and Community presents a new approach to these ethical dilemmas that have become an increasing...

    Published September 26th 2013 by CRC Press