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Dying and Death in Law and Medicine by Arthur S. Berger
Call Number: KF 3823 .B47 1993
Publication Date: 1992
The first work to bring together case and statutory law applicable to dying patients, the right to die, advance directives, brain death, and organ transplantation, thus formulating a law of dying and death.
Encyclopedia of Bioethics by Warren T. Reich (Editor)
Call Number: QH 332 .E52 1995 Ref
Publication Date: 1995
Provides balanced, informative articles on the moral and ethical dimensions of modern medicine, science and technology
Focuses on the intersection of law and the governance, practice, and business of health care. The Center brings together leading experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to address cutting-edge questions of health law and policy, and to train the next generation of top health lawyers, industry leaders, policymakers, and academics.
The voice of the national health law bar within the ABA. Its 8,500 strong members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers.
Health Policy and Politics by Jeri A. Milstead
Call Number: RT 86.5 M54 2008
Publication Date: 2007
Detailed information on health policy and politics as they relate to the field of nursing and, more specifically, to the advanced practice nurse.
Legal Research by Editors of Nolo
Call Number: Ref KF 240 L417 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Annual guide to legal research.
Legal Research in a Nutshell by Morris L. Cohen; Kent Olson
Call Number: Ref KF 240 C54 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Covers major Internet resources as well as online databases and library materials, with almost a hundred illustrations of print and online sources.
Problems in Health Care Law by Robert D. Miller; Rebecca C. Hutton
Call Number: KF 3825 M53 2000
Publication Date: 1999
Covers managed care, compliance, and criminal law, as well as the legal implications of emerging areas of medicine, such as the human genome project, genetic therapy, and cloning.
Risk Management in Health Care Institutions by Florence Kavaler; Allen D. Spiegel
Publication Date: 1997-03-04
Offers governing boards, CEOs, administrators, and health profession students the opportunity to organize and devise a successful risk management program...features real case studies and practical guidelines for risk managers.
Provides credible health-related information on data and statistics, diseases and conditions, environmental health, injury, violence and safety, life stages and populations, workplace safety and health, and more.
International nonprofit organization working to advance global health through locally driven, locally owned, and locally sustainable health systems strengthening (HSS) and human resources for health (HRH) interventions.
Presents something of an alternative to the way textbooks in health care ethics approach the subject, proposing not an ethics of obligation and duty determined by principles and rules, but an ethics of personal well-being and fulfillment.
Research on ethical issues associated with infectious disease is a relatively new and rapidly growing area of academic inquiry, as is research on infectious diseases within the field of security studies. This volume incorporates ethical and security perspectives, thus furthering research in both fields.
Offers a comprehensive assessment of healthcare law as applied to the unique situation of pregnancy. Drawing on case material from both the UK and the USA, it describes the trend towards 'policing pregnancy' and explores the emergence of the concept of'maternal-foetal conflict'- and why, in the author's view, this would be more appropriately labelled 'obstetric conflict'.
Rights and Liberties in the Biotech Age by Sheldon Krimsky (Editor); Peter Shorett (Editor)
Call Number: TP 248.23 .R55 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Explores the impact of new genetic technologies on how people define their 'personhood' and their basic civil liberties.
American Health Care by Roger Feldman
Call Number: RA 395 .A3 A523 2000
Publication Date: 1999
Offers "a cogent analysis of why government control of health care does not work".
Analyzes major health threats of our time such as chronic diseases, emerging infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism, natural disasters, opiod overdose, and gun violence. The authors draw on constitutional law, administrative law, local government law, and tort law to develop their conception of law as a tool for protecting the public's health.
Essays by eleven leading public health experts, economists, physicians, political scientists, and lawyers, whose activities encompass Congressional testimonies, Surgeon General's reports on youth smoking, and clinical trials for drugs for smoking cessation. They analyze specific strategies that have been used to influence tobacco use--including taxation, regulation of advertising and promotion, regulation of indoor smoking, control of youth access to cigarettes and other tobacco products, litigation, and subsidies of smoking cessation--and set them against the latest scientific findings about tobacco use and the changing cultural and political setting against which policy decisions are being made.
A thoughtful evaluation of the vaccine debate, its history, and its consequences.
Accountability by Virginia A. Sharpe (Editor)
Call Number: R 729.8 .A25 2004
Publication Date: 2004
Bringing together authoritative voices of family members, health care providers, and scholars―from such disciplines as medical history, economics, health policy, law, philosophy, and theology―this book examines how conventional structures of accountability in law and medical structure (structures paradoxically at odds with justice and safety) should be replaced by more ethically informed federal, state, and institutional policies.
Liability by Robert E. Litan (Editor); Clifford Winston (Editor)
Call Number: KF 1250 .L53 1988
Publication Date: 1988
Describes the major changes that have contributed to the insurance crunch and set forth a methodological framework for evaluating the debate over the current liability system.
Cultural Fault Lines in Healthcare by Michael C. Brannigan
Call Number: RA 418.5 T73 B73 2012
Publication Date: 2011
Offers a critical reflection on cultural competence and awareness in health care, an arena where world views and values often collide.
Cultural Sensibility in Healthcare challenges readers to examine cultural issues beyond just theory and to instead explore culture as it affects your professional role thus creating culturally sensibility health care encounters.