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Duties to Care delivers a groundbreaking new socio-legal investigation into the regulatory dimensions of caring for a person with dementia. Exploring the legal aspects of dementia care by covering everything from diagnosis to end-of-life decision making, this book uses empirical data to provide original analysis of dementia care regulation.
Dale and Appelbe's is your definitive guide to law relating to pharmacy and medicine practice in Great Britain. It covers law and professional regulation that all pharmacy and medicine professionals need to know.
This interdisciplinary book for philosophers, legal scholars, and medico-legal practitioners offers a unique relational account of mental capacity through critical analysis of concepts such as autonomy and rationality. It explores how relationships, and specific relational, dialogical practices, can enable or disable the decision-making of individuals with impairments.
Ethics in Mental Health-Substance Use aims to explore the comprehensive concerns and dilemmas occurring from mental health and substance use problems, and to inform, develop, and educate by sharing and pooling knowledge, and enhancing expertise, in this fast developing region of ethics and ethical care and practice. This volume concentrates...
By Alan Merry
This second edition provides a more informed alternative to the blame culture which has increasingly come to dominate our response to accidents, whether in the medical field or elsewhere. It is aimed at all who have a deep interest in patient safety, medical law and the regulation of healthcare.
The vast majority of healthcare is provided safely and effectively. However, just like any high-risk industry, things can and do go wrong. There is a world of advice about how to keep people safe but this delivers little in terms of changed practice. Written by a leading expert in the...
This edited collection is designed to explore the ethical nature of judicial decision-making, particularly relating to cases in the health/medical sphere, where judges are often called upon to issue rulings on questions containing an explicit ethical component. However, judges do not receive any specific training in ethical decision-making, and often...