Medicine, Ethics and the Law

Medicine, Ethics and the Law

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Publication Details

Details: Hardback, 808 pages.

Publication date: 25/08/2016

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

ISBN: 9781780439150

Publication Status: Active

Publication Description

The new third edition of Medicine, Ethics and the Law takes account of the numerous cases and proposed legislative changes that have taken place in Ireland since the last edition in 2011. Written by one of Ireland's leading medical law academics this title provides a comprehensive guide to the key issues of medicine, ethics and the law. This title is designed to be used by lawyers and healthcare professionals and provides an invaluable reference tool for anybody who requires accurate information and guidance on this area of Irish law.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1 Provision of Healthcare in Ireland
Chapter 2 Regulation of Medical Practice in Ireland
Chapter 3 Protection of Personal Health Information
Chapter 4 Assisted Reproduction
Chapter 5 Artificial Insemination and Egg Donation
Chapter 6 In Vitro Fertilisation
Chapter 7 Surrogacy
Chapter 8 Genetics
Chapter 9 Capacity and Assisted Decision-Making
Chapter 10 Consent and Refusal of Treatment
Chapter 11 Medical Treatment of Children and Minors
Chapter 12 Medical Treatment at the End of Life
Chapter 13 Property in the Human Body
Chapter 14 Medical Research


“...Prof Madden is clear, factual and pragmatic...Overall, the third edition of this book is a unique valuable addition to the literature on ethics, medicine and law in Ireland. It is an exceptionally well-structured and well-informed volume, highly readable, easily navigable and extremely reliable.” –  Prof Brendan Kelly, The Medical Independent

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