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  1. Mansoor Elahi (2011). Medical Ethics: A Practical Guide to Patient Care, Related Ethics, Conventions and Laws. Mtro Medical Publishing.score: 606.0
     
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  2. Charles Foster (2009). Choosing Life, Choosing Death: The Tyranny of Autonomy in Medical Ethics and Law. Hart Pub..score: 546.0
  3. Joan McCarthy (ed.) (2011). End-of-Life Care: Ethics and Law. Cork University Press.score: 540.0
     
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  4. Stefania Negri (ed.) (2012). Self-Determination, Dignity and End-of-Life Care: Regulating Advance Directives in International and Comparative Perspective. M. Nijhoff Pub..score: 450.0
    By providing an interdisciplinary reading of advance directives regulation in international, European and domestic law, this book offers new insights into the most controversial legal issues surrounding the debate over dignity and autonomy ...
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  5. Judith Hendrick (2004). Law and Ethics. Nelson Thornes.score: 438.0
    Provides an insight into the general principles of the professional-patient relationship.
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  6. Michael D. A. Freeman (ed.) (2008). Law and Bioethics / Edited by Michael Freeman. Oxford University Press.score: 438.0
     
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  7. Mark Henaghan (2011). Health Professionals and Trust: The Cure for Healthcare Law and Policy. Routledge-Cavendish.score: 438.0
  8. Akiva Tatz (2010). Dangerous Disease & Dangerous Therapy in Jewish Medical Ethics: Principles and Practice. Targum Press.score: 432.0
     
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  9. Sally Sheldon & Michael Thomson (eds.) (1998). Feminist Perspectives on Health Care Law. Cavendish Pub..score: 420.0
    This book brings together new work by some of the foremost writers in the health care law arena. It presents exciting new insights,drawing on feminist theory and methodology to further our understanding of health care law. Whilst the book makes a real contribution to both feminist debates and the analysis of this area of law, it is also accessible to the undergraduate student who is approaching this area of legal scholarship and feminist jurisprudence for the first time. Its (...)
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  10. David Larios Risco & Fernando Abellán-García Sánchez (eds.) (2009). Error Sanitario y Seguridad de Pacientes: Bases Jurídicas Para Un Registro de Sucesos Adversos En El Sistema Nacional de Salud. Comares.score: 402.0
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  11. Anne Rilliet Howald (2004). La Réforme des Régimes de Soins de Santé: Cadre International Et Communautaire, Thématiques Actuelles. Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille.score: 402.0
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  12. André den Exter (ed.) (2010). Human Rights and Biomedicine. Maklu.score: 392.0
     
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  13. Hamide Tacir (2011). Hastanın Kendi Geleceğini Belirleme Hakkı. Xii Levha.score: 392.0
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  14. David J. Rothman (2003/2008). Strangers at the Bedside: A History of How Law and Bioethics Transformed Medical Decision Making. Aldinetransaction.score: 360.0
    Introduction: making the invisible visible -- The nobility of the material -- Research at war -- The guilded age of research -- The doctor as whistle-blower -- New rules for the laboratory -- Bedside ethics -- The doctor as stranger -- Life through death -- Commissioning ethics -- No one to trust -- New rules for the bedside -- Epilogue: The price of success.
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  15. David N. Weisstub (ed.) (1998). Research on Human Subjects: Ethics, Law, and Social Policy. Pergamon.score: 360.0
    There have been serious controversies in the latter part of the 20th century about the roles and functions of scientific and medical research. In whose interests are medical and biomedical experiments conducted and what are the ethical implications of experimentation on subjects unable to give competent consent? From the decades following the Second World War and calls for the global banning of medical research to the cautious return to the notion that in controlled circumstances, medical research (...)
     
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  16. Kenneth S. Reinker & David Rosenberg (2011). Improve Medical Malpractice Law by Letting Health Care Insurers Take Charge. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39 (3):539-542.score: 351.0
    This essay discusses unlimited insurance subrogation (UIS) as a means of improving the deterrence and compensation results of medical malpractice law. Under UIS, health care insureds could assign their entire potential medical malpractice claims to their first-party commercial and government insurers. UIS should improve deterrence by establishing first-party insurers as plaintiffs to confront liability insurers on the defense side, leading to more effective prosecution of meritorious claims and reducing meritless and unnecessary litigation. UIS should improve compensation outcomes (...)
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  17. José Miola (2007). Medical Ethics and Medical Law: A Symbiotic Relationship. Hart.score: 315.0
    Introduction -- Historical perspectives of medical ethics -- The medical ethics Renaissance: a brief assessment -- Risk disclosure/'informed consent' -- Consent, control and minors: Gillick and beyond -- Sterilisation/best interests: legislation intervenes -- The end of life: total abrogation -- Medical ethics in government-commissioned reports -- Conclusion.
     
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  18. J. K. Mason (2003/2002). Law and Medical Ethics. Lexisnexis Uk.score: 306.0
    This new edition of Law and Medical Ethics continues to chart the ever-widening field that the topics cover. The interplay between the health caring professions and the public during the period intervening since the last edition has, perhaps, been mainly dominated by wide-ranging changes in the administration of the National Health Service and of the professions themselves but these have been paralleled by important developments in medical jurisprudence.
     
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  19. S. Gromb, G. Manciet & A. Descamps (1997). Ethics and Law in the Field of Medical Care for the Elderly in France. Journal of Medical Ethics 23 (4):233-238.score: 301.5
    The authors discuss law and ethics when medical decisions are to be taken by patients who are unable in any valid sense to express their own wishes. The main problem in legal terms is to protect an individual's free will as far as possible and ensure that his or her wishes, if known, are respected. If a patient's independent wishes cannot be known, then we must at least ensure that nothing is imposed which is not in his interest. Legal (...)
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  20. M. Strätling, V. E. Scharf & P. Schmucker (2004). Mental Competence and Surrogate Decision-Making Towards the End of Life. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 7 (2):209-215.score: 300.0
    German legislation demands that decisions about the treatment of mentally incompetent patients require an ‘informed consent’. If this was not given by the patient him-/herself before he/she became incompetent, it has to be sought by the physician from a guardian, who has to be formally legitimized before. Additionally this surrogate has to seek the permission of a Court of Guardianship (Vormundschaftsgericht), if he/she intends to consent to interventions, which pose significant risks to the health or the life of the (...)
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  21. Søren Holm (2008). Best Interests: What Problems in Family Law Should Health Care Law Avoid? [REVIEW] Health Care Analysis 16 (3):252-254.score: 297.0
    This article comments briefly on three specific issues in Shazia Choudhry’s paper “‘Best Interests’ What can healthcare law learn from family law?” The three issues are: (1) the implications of ‘best interests’ and ‘welfare science’ for women within the family law and the health care law context, (2) the risk of capture by the ‘welfare science’ industry, and (3) the proposal that a committee of medical experts and medical ethicists should be set up to provide reports to (...)
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  22. Steven C. Schachter (ed.) (2008). Managing Relationships with Industry: A Physician's Compliance Manual. Elsevier.score: 296.0
    Background -- Overview of legal sources -- Summary of recent prosecutions and investigations -- Applications of law and professional and trade association standards to physician relationships with industry -- Legal and ethical aspects of specific physician's industry financial relationships -- Approaching and adopting effective compliance plans.
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  23. Micheline Garel, Laurence Caeymaex, François Goffinet, Marina Cuttini & Monique Kaminski (2011). Ethically Complex Decisions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Impact of the New French Legislation on Attitudes and Practices of Physicians and Nurses. Journal of Medical Ethics 37 (4):240-243.score: 292.0
    Next SectionObjectives A statute enacted in 2005 modified the legislative framework of the rights of terminally ill persons in France. Ten years after the EURONIC study, which described the self-reported practices of neonatal caregivers towards ethical decision-making, a new study was conducted to assess the impact of the new law in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and compare the results reported by EURONIC with current practices. Setting and design The study was carried out in the same two NICU as (...)
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  24. Ronald E. Cranford & A. Edward Doudera (eds.) (1984). Institutional Ethics Committees and Health Care Decision Making. Health Administration Press.score: 276.0
     
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  25. Richard Huxtable (2008). Whatever You Want? Beyond the Patient in Medical Law. Health Care Analysis 16 (3):288-301.score: 270.0
    Simon Woods proposes that we ought to re-orientate clinical decisions at the end of life back towards the patient, so as to honour his or her account of their “global” interests. Woods condemns the current medico-legal approach for remaining too closely tethered to the views of doctors. In this response, I trace the story of Mrs Kelly Taylor, who sought to be sedated and have life-sustaining treatment withdrawn, and I do so in order to show not only why Woods is (...)
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  26. L. Kilbrandon (1982). Medical Malpractice Law, A Comparative Law Study of Civil Responsibility Arising From Medical Care. Journal of Medical Ethics 8 (1):51-51.score: 265.5
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  27. Ron Paterson (1996). Health Care Law: Medical Manslaughter Law Reform: A Mistaken Diagnosis. Health Care Analysis 4 (1):54-59.score: 265.5
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  28. Linda Delany (1996). Health Care Law—Legal Developments in Good Medical Practice. Health Care Analysis 4 (2):164-166.score: 265.5
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  29. Alexander McCall Smith & Alan Merry (1996). Health Care Law: Medical Accountability and the Criminal Law: New Zealand Vs the World. Health Care Analysis 4 (1):45-54.score: 265.5
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  30. Beverly Woodward & Dale Hammerschmidt (2003). Requiring Consent Vs. Waiving Consent for Medical Records Research: A Minnesota Law Vs. The U.S. (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Health Care Analysis 11 (3):207-218.score: 264.0
    The use of medical records in research can yield information that is difficult to obtain by other means. When such records are released to investigators in identifiable form, however, substantial privacy and confidentiality risks may be created. These risks become more common and more serious as medical records move to an electronic format. In 1996, the state of Minnesota enacted legislation with respect to consent requirements for the use of medical records in research. This legislation (...)
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  31. Sheila McLean (2007). Impairment and Disability: Law and Ethics at the Beginning and End of Life. Routledge-Cavendish.score: 264.0
    pt. 1. Background you need. -- What is brain-compatible teaching -- The old and new of it -- When brain research is applied to the classroom everything will change -- Change can be easy -- We're not in Kansas anymore -- Where's the proof -- Tools for exploring the brain -- Ten reasons to care about brain research -- The evolution of brain models -- Be a brain-smart consumer: recognizing good research -- Action or theory: who wants to read (...)
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  32. Ari Zivotofsky (2009). Medical Care of Terrorists is “Beyond the Letter of the Law”. American Journal of Bioethics 9 (10):43-45.score: 256.5
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  33. Ian Kennedy (1988). Treat Me Right: Essays in Medical Law and Ethics. Clarendon Press.score: 252.0
    Controversial and amusing, this collection of Kennedy's writings illuminates the rights, duties, and liabilities of doctors as well as other aspects of medical law and ethics.
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  34. Alessia T. Bell (2000). Criminal Law/Medical Malpractice: Court Strikes Down Murder Conviction of Physician Where Inappropriate Care Led to Patient's Death. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 28 (2):194-195.score: 252.0
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  35. Barry R. Furrow (1993). Quality Control in Health Care: Developments in the Law of Medical Malpractice. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 21 (2):173-192.score: 252.0
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  36. Jonathan Herring (2008). Medical Law and Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 252.0
    This book provides a clear, concise description of medical law; but it does more than that. It also provides an introduction to the ethical principles that can be used to challenge or support the law. It also provides a range of perspectives from which to analyse the law: feminist, religious and sociological perspectives are all used.
     
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  37. J. K. Mason (2005). Mason & Mccall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 252.0
    Mason and McCall Smith's classic textbook discusses the relationship of medical practice and ethics with the operation of the law. The subjects covered include natural and assisted reproduction, the impact of modern genetics on medicine, medical confidentiality, consent to medical treatment, the use of resources and problems surrounding death in the new medical era. It is of significance to anyone with an interest in the ethical and legal practice of medicine.
     
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  38. M. Lappe (1978). Dying While Living: A Critique of Allowing-to-Die Legislation. Journal of Medical Ethics 4 (4):195-199.score: 246.0
    Several US states are enacting 'right-to-die' laws, in the wake of the Karen Quinlan case. But the way such a law is drafted may cast doubt on a patient's existing common law right to control all aspects of his own treatment; it may give legal sanction to a lower standard of medical care that society at present expects from doctors; and it may lead to conflict between the patient's directive and his doctor's clinical judgement which cannot readily be (...)
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  39. Heidi Boerstler (2002). Morreim:Holding Health Care Accountable: Law and the New Medical Marketplace. Inquiry 39 (1):88-88.score: 243.0
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  40. I. Plu, I. Purssell-Francois, G. Moutel, F. Ellien & C. Herve (2008). Ethical Issues Arising From the Requirement to Sign a Consent Form in Palliative Care. Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (4):279-280.score: 240.0
    French healthcare networks aim to help healthcare workers to take care of patients by improving cooperation, coordination and the continuity of care. When applied to palliative care in the home, they facilitate overall care including medical, social and psychological aspects. French legislation in 2002 required that an information document explaining the functioning of the network should be given to patients when they enter a healthcare network. The law requires that this document be signed. Ethical (...)
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  41. Eva Schaden, Petra Herczeg, Stefan Hacker, Andrea Schopper & Claus G. Krenn (2010). The Role of Advance Directives in End-of-Life Decisions in Austria: Survey of Intensive Care Physicians. [REVIEW] BMC Medical Ethics 11 (1):1-6.score: 240.0
    BackgroundCurrently, intensive care medicine strives to define a generally accepted way of dealing with end-of-life decisions, therapy limitation and therapy discontinuation.In 2006 a new advance directive legislation was enacted in Austria. Patients may now document their personal views regarding extension of treatment. The aim of this survey was to explore Austrian intensive care physicians' experiences with and their acceptance of the new advance directive legislation two years after enactment (2008).MethodsUnder the aegis of the OEGARI (Austrian Society (...)
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  42. Karen Judson (2002). Law & Ethics for Medical Careers. Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill.score: 240.0
    This 12-chapter text prepares students to understand the legal and ethical issues inherent to working in an ambulatory health care setting. It features pertinent legal cases, anecdotes, and sidebars related to health-related careers. Content has been updated and special attention has been paid to legislation affecting health care.
     
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  43. Andrea Kemper, Michael Kölch, Heiner Fangerau & Jörg M. Fegert (2010). Ärztliche Schweigepflicht bei Kindeswohlgefährdung. Ethik in der Medizin 22 (1):33-47.score: 240.0
    Die Schweigepflicht, einer der Grundpfeiler medizinischer Ethik, spielt in der aktuellen Diskussion um die Verbesserung des Kinderschutzes eine zentrale Rolle. Unklare und mehrdeutige gesetzliche Regelungen und Handlungsanweisungen, wie mit Anhaltspunkten für eine Kindeswohlgefährdung umzugehen ist, wenn die Sorgeberechtigten eine weitergehende Hilfe ablehnen, werden als Hindernis für einen wirksamen Kinderschutz betrachtet. Aus der schwer durchschaubaren Rechtslage resultieren für Angehörige der Gesundheitsberufe regelmäßig Handlungsunsicherheiten, die im Einzelfall notwendige Hilfe verzögern oder gar verhindern könnten. Neue Gesetze auf Länderebene haben deshalb im Sinne eines (...)
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  44. Stavroula A. Papadodima, Chara A. Spiliopoulou & Emmanouil I. Sakelliadis (2008). Medical Confidentiality: Legal and Ethical Aspects in Greece. Bioethics 22 (7):397-405.score: 234.0
    Respect for confidentiality is firmly established in codes of ethics and law. Medical care and the patients' trust depend on the ability of the doctors to maintain confidentiality. Without a guarantee of confidentiality, many patients would want to avoid seeking medical assistance The principle of confidentiality, however, is not absolute and may be overridden by public interests. On some occasions (birth, death, infectious disease) there is a legal obligation on the part of the doctor to disclose but (...)
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  45. Roberta M. Berry, Lisa Bliss, Sylvia Caley, Paul A. Lombardo & Leslie E. Wolf (2013). Recent Developments in Health Care Law: Culture and Controversy. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 25 (1):1-24.score: 234.0
    This article reviews recent developments in health care law, focusing on controversy at the intersection of health care law and culture. The article addresses: emerging issues in federal regulatory oversight of the rapidly developing market in direct-to-consumer genetic testing, including questions about the role of government oversight and professional mediation of consumer choice; continuing controversies surrounding stem cell research and therapies and the implications of these controversies for healthcare institutions; a controversy in India arising at the intersection of (...)
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  46. Elliot N. Dorff (1998). Matters of Life and Death: A Jewish Approach to Modern Medical Ethics. Jewish Publication Society.score: 231.0
    In Matters of Life and Death Elliot Dorff thoroughly addresses this unavoidable confluence of medical technology and Jewish law and ethics.
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  47. David W. Meyers (2006). The Human Body and the Law: A Medico-Legal Study. Aldine Transaction.score: 225.0
    Thus, Meyers provides a valuable account, not only of current medical attitudes, but also of relevant case and statute law as it stands at present.
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  48. Roberta Berry, Lisa Bliss, Sylvia Caley, Paul Lombardo, Jerri Rooker, Jonathan Todres & Leslie Wolf (2010). Recent Developments in Health Care Law: Partners in Innovation. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 22 (2):85-116.score: 225.0
    This article reviews recent developments in health care law, focusing on the engagement of law as a partner in health care innovation. The article addresses: the history and contents of recent United States federal law restricting the use of genetic information by insurers and employers; the recent federal policy recommending routine HIV testing; the recent revision of federal policy regarding the funding of human embryonic stem cell research; the history, current status, and need for future attention to advance (...)
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  49. Kerry J. Breen (ed.) (2010). Good Medical Practice: Professionalism, Ethics and Law. Cambridge University Press.score: 225.0
    Written by specialist practitioners with vast teaching experience, this is a unique, timely and accessible text that reinforces a contemporary focus on professionalism in medical practice.
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  50. Alireza Bagheri (2013). Medical Futility: A Cross-National Study. Imperial College Press.score: 225.0
    So-called futile care : the experience of the Unied States -- The reality of medical futility in Brazil -- Medical futility and end-of-lfe issues in Belgium -- The concept of medical futility in Venezuela -- Medical futility in Russian Federation -- Medical futility in Australia -- Medical futility in Japan -- Ethical issues and policy in medical futility in China -- Medical futility in Korea -- Medical futility from Swiss perspective (...)
     
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