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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 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...


The Personal Trainer’S Legal Bible

by Gary W. Pitts

PERSONAL TRAINERS are not just fitness professionals; they could be the saviours of the global health-care systemlife changers. As pioneers in this budding field in the health and wellness industry, trainers...


The Unjust "Justice"

by Edward Castle

In his late teens, Henry Carmel was stricken with schizophreniaa life-altering mental illness characterized by tormenting voices, impaired judgment, and acute paranoia. In 1996, Henry was attacked by a huge...


Confronting Mental Health Evidence

by John D. D. A. Zervopoulos

Confronting Mental Health Evidence—Second Edition describes and applies the four-step PLANModel to help lawyers organize, critique, and use psychological materials and testimony when examining experts and...


What Is...Qui Tam?

by Joseph Marc Vezina & Monica P. Navarro

Qui tam litigation is unique. Doctrinally, qui tam litigation calls into play concepts that are nonexistent in other arenas. Procedurally, qui tam litigation invokes numerous rules unique to qui tam actions...


What Is...Telemedicine?

by Alexis S. Gilroy & Catherine Barrett

This handy resource provides a broad overview of the telemedicine industry and prepares the reader to better understand and address the technology and patient care aspects of telemedicine, but also the critical...


Infectious Disease

by James T. O'Reilly & Victoria Wells Wulsin

Infectious Disease Policy Law, and Regulation looks at litigation regarding infection-related illnesses and their compensation. The claim arises from an individual victim who attempts to prove that the cause...


What Is...ADR in Health Care Disputes?

by Viggo Boserup, Brian Parmelee, Jerry P. Roscoe & Janice M. Symchych et al.

Alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, is the practice of resolving disputes through processes other than litigation. The most common forms of ADR are mediation and arbitration, but many other forms exist in...


What Is...The Physician Payments Sunshine Act or "Open Payments"?

by Abraham Gitterman, Daniel Kracov, Allison Shuren & Alan Reider et al.

This guide provides a detailed overview of the Sunshine Act, transparency initiatives, and related implications associated with increased attention on physician-industry relationships. • Section II provides...


The ABCs of ACOs

by Raymund C. King, Rachel V. Rose, Martin R. Merritt & John Okray

Understand the new model of ACOs.

This book is intended for attorneys, as well as health care providers, who are involved in the formation, maintenance, or deconstruction of a physician-owned ACO. Real-life...


Physician Law

by Wes M. Cleveland

This book represents the cutting edge of physician law. The publication emanates from the American Bar Association Health Law Section's 2013 Physicians Legal Issues Conference. The conference and Physician Law:...


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...