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    Description"Medicine, Patients and the Law" is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader. It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. The fifth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Clear explanations of legal issues make this book accessible and absorbing.


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    Title
    Medicine, Patients and the Law
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Margaret Brazier, By (author) Emma Cave
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780241952597
    ISBN 10: 024195259X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: LAY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    BISAC V2.8: LAW001000
    BIC subject category V2: MBQ, 1DBKW, 1DBKE, LNTM
    DC23: 344.42041
    Thema V1.0: LNTM, MBQ, LAY
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-E, 1DDU-GB-W
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    29 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Margaret Brazier has been a Professor of Law at the University of Manchester since 1990. She has written widely on medical law and ethics. She chaired a review of laws relating to surrogacy from 1996-1998 and chaired the Retained Organs Commission from 2001-2004. She is the Editor of the Medical Law Review. Dr Emma Cave is a lecturer in tort and medical law at the University of Leeds. Her research interests include ethics and legal and ethical issues in reproductive medicine and she is author of The Mother of all Crimes, published by Ashgate in 2004.
    Review quote
    Excellent ... a searching critique of modern medical law New Law Journal The legal issues are explained extremely clearly; and intelligible reference is made to the most important decisions of the courts The Times Higher Education Supplement