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Genomic Messages

by George Annas & Sherman Elias

Two leaders in the field of genetics—a bioethicist-health lawyer and an obstetrician-gynecologist geneticist—answer the most pressing questions about the application of new genetics to our universal medicine...


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated...


The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

by Angus Deaton

The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great...


The Modern Military and the Environment: The Laws of Peace and War

by William A. Wilcox Jr.

The battle is an old one: man versus nature. And in modern society, man includes the military. Machines. Chemicals. Who wins the battle and at what cost? This practical analysis of the conflict between national...


Law and the Disordered: An Explanation in Mental Health, Law, and Politics

by George C. Klein

How does our legal and mental health system handle the mentally disordered? In this book, George C. Klein presents a revealing survey that explores the system of processing prisoners and patients from arrest...


An Inexplicable Deception

by Anant Kumar Tripati

Though traditionally used in civil cases there is no reason why criminal cases cannot be challenged pursuant to the doctrine of fraud upon the court. It is an unconscionable plan or scheme which is designed...


Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America: Dissecting the Rush v. Cobbett Trial, 1799

by Linda Myrsiades

This study focuses on two critical figures in late eighteenth-century America—the physician Benjamin Rush and the journalist William Cobbett— as they clashed in one of the most important trials of post-revolutionary...


Pharmaceutical Freedom

by Jessica Flanigan

If a competent adult refuses medical treatment, physicians and public officials must respect her decision. Coercive medical paternalism is a clear violation of the doctrine of informed consent, which protects...


Twisted Fables for Twisted Minds

by Cinematiko Meditori

Twisted Fables for Twisted Minds is a homage to the surreal and absurd hidden in the folds of the everyday, yet all aspects of this powerfully preposterous novel are based on true stories. Read this book and...


Obamacare: Complete Law, Latest Statistics & Republican's Counterproposal

by White House & United States Congress

This e-book contains the complete text of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The edition also includes the latest...


Medicine, Patients and the Law

by Margaret Brazier & Emma Cave

Embryo research, cloning, assisted conception, neonatal care, savior siblings, organ transplants, drug trials modern developments have transformed the field of medicine almost beyond recognition in recent decades...


To Fix or To Heal

by Joseph E. Davis & Ana Marta González

Do doctors fix patients? Or do they heal them? For all of modern medicine’s many successes, discontent with the quality of patient care has combined with a host of new developments, from aging populations...


Life or Death: A Matter of Choice?

by Daniel J. Baum

Our bodies are ours to control, free from state interference - or so it would seem from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But how is this principle really applied? This is the question that legal expert Daniel...


Exercises for the Brain and Memory : 70 Neurobic Exercises & FUN Puzzles to Increase Mental Fitness & Boost Your Brain Juice Today (With Crossword Puzzles)

by Jason Scotts

Learn the best ways to improve mental health by grabbing a copy of this book. A lot of people today seek ways to retain and improve their memory and there is no better way to improve aside from these exercises....


The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law

Intellectual Property and Public Health in the Developing World?

by Monirul Azam

Across the world, developing countries are attempting to balance the international standards of intellectual property concerning pharmaceutical patents against the urgent need for accessible and affordable medicines....


The Medical Library Association Guide to Answering Questions about the Affordable Care Act

by Emily Vardell

Following the passage and implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), librarians are more frequently called upon to provide assistance with navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace and understanding...


Principles of international biolaw

by Roberto Andorno

Rapid advances in genetics and medicine present both opportunities and threats to the advancement of human rights and public health in this era of globalization. While such advances contribute significantly...


Families and End–of–Life Treatment Decisions

by Mark Siegler, Thérèse Callus, Brigitte Feuillet – Liger & Kristina Orfali

"The book of life is the supreme book that we can neither close nor reopen at will."This quotation from Lamartine, the French poet, once a perfect illustration of the end of life in bygone societies, can no...


The Female Body : A journey through Law, Culture and Medicine

by Thérèse Callus, Brigitte Feuillet – Liger & Kristina Orfali

Object of fascination and fantasy, the female body can be idealized, reified or shrouded. “It is we who make women what they are worth and that is why they are worthless”, proclaimed Mirabeau in the days...