Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics provides students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals with the legal framework related to medicine and discusses the ethics involved with these issues.
The content is divided into:
Sources of Medical Law and Ethics
Consent, Confidentiality and Clinical Negligence
Issues – Describing the law and discussing the ethics in relation to abortion, reproductive technology, surrogacy and end of life issues
Maintaining professional standards
In addition the appendix provides further information and guidance including:
Philosophers who have influenced medical ethics
How to access legal reference material
Lecture Notes: Medical Law and Ethics is written specifically for medical students, junior doctors, general practitioners and allied health professionals. This text allows the reader to understand the law and the legal implications and clearly outlines the difference between the law and ethics.
“The content of this book seems ideal as a recommended text for any course…Reading this work would undoubtedly be beneficial for future careers”
PRHO, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough