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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...


Law and Mental Health: A Case-Based Approach

by Robert G. Meyer & Christopher M. Weaver

This volume presents classic and contemporary legal cases that have set important precedents related to psychological and mental health issues in criminal and civil proceedings; the role of practitioners as...


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...


Clinical Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology: An Evidence-Based Approach

by Kyle Brauer Boone

Written by a foremost expert in the field, this hands-on, evidence-based guide describes how to conduct a comprehensive forensic neuropsychological evaluation and provide expert testimony. All steps are covered--from...


The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

by Ilias Bantekas, Michael Ashley Stein & Dimitris Anastasiou

This treatise is a detailed article-by-article examination of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Each article of the CRPD contains a methodical analysis of the preparatory...


The Behavioral Science of Firearms

by Gianni Pirelli, Hayley Wechsler & Robert J. Cramer

The Behavioral Science of Firearms focuses on applying behavioral science principles and knowledge to inform and improve firearm-related policy, practice, and research. The authors provide comprehensive coverage...


Physician Law: Evolving Trends & Hot Topics 2016

by Wes Cleveland

This book was produced in conjunction with the Chicago Medical Society and the American Medical Association and is specifically tailored to an audience that includes physicians, lawyers, and healthcare administrators...


Rule the Rules of Workplace Wellness Programs

by Barbara J. Zabawa & JoAnn Eickhoff-Shemek

This book the authors provide some historical background as well as general information related to workplace wellness to help the reader glean a better understanding of the plethora of workplace wellness laws...


The Healthcare Executive’s Simple Guide to FMV For Attorneys, C-Suite, Compliance, and Physicians

by Jen Johnson

This guide will help healthcare executives navigate nearly every type of fair market value (FMV) opinion for transactions and compensation agreements. Readers will be able to quickly access pertinent material...


Clinical Assessment of Malingering and Deception, Fourth Edition

by Richard Rogers & Scott D. Bender

Widely used by practitioners, researchers, and students--and now thoroughly revised with 70% new material--this is the most authoritative, comprehensive book on malingering and other response styles. Leading...


The Insanity Myth

by Winston Delano Cabrall

The Insanity Myth is a discourse on the psychology and neurology of psychosomatic disorders or so-called "mental illnesses" and "altered states of consciousness," given as part of the classic argument between...


Public Health Law and Ethics

by Lawrence O. Gostin & Lindsay F. Wiley

Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader, 3rd Edition probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through an incisive selection of judicial opinions, scholarly articles, and government reports....


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...