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New Arrival International Medical Law

International Medical Law

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  • Publisher: Kluwer Law International
  • ISBN: 9789403507941
  • Published In: February 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the history, development and other legal aspects relating to International Medical Law and covers issues arising from not only the physician-patient relationship, but also with many wider juridical relations involved in the broader field of medical care in the international arena.

    After a general introduction, the book examines the evolution of medical law in different civilizations that existed all over the world. It systematically describes the sources of this law from conventions, treaties along with discussing the important role played by the courts, international institutions and other bodies related to the medical field. The comprehensive coverage includes public health law, international spread and prevention of diseases. This volume covers medical ethics and clinical ethics; considerations to facets of the medical professionals and patients relationship such as rights and responsibilities of the physicians, beneficence, consent, privacy, rights of patients and risk management. Also covered are issues of international concern like medical criminal activities, human and drug trafficking, trade in human organs, human medical research, as well as matters dealing with bio-technology in relation to bio-safety, bio-security, bio-genetics, bio-ethics, and the role of medical personnel in armed conflicts.

    The International Medical Law relating to disability and mental health has also been considered. It sheds light on the historical background of trans-genders, HIV, the regulation and manufacture of medicines along with coverage of increasing medical tourism in various countries and the risks involved. The concept of euthanasia and sterilization as per the international scenario also finds inclusion along with the dispute settlement mechanisms of the medical field.

    Succinct and practical, this book will prove to be of great value to professionals and professional organizations of physicians, nurses, hospitals, and relevant government and international agencies. Lawyers representing parties with interests in International Medical Law will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value as a contribution to the study of medical law in the international context.

  • The Authors

    List of Abbreviations

    Acknowledgments

    General Introduction

    Part I. History and Development of International Medical Law

    Chapter 1. Human Civilization and the Evolution of Medical Treatment

    Chapter 2. Development of International Medical Law

    Chapter 3. Sources of International Medical Law

    Part II. Role of International Institutions and Bodies

    Chapter 1. International Medical Institutions and Bodies

    Part III. Public Health Law and the Spread of Disease

    Chapter 1. Public Health Law

    Chapter 2. International Spread and Prevention of Diseases

    Part IV. Dimensions of Ethics in the Medical Field

    Chapter 1. Medical Ethics

    Chapter 2. Medical Ethics and Human Rights

    Part V. Medical Research and Legal Issues

    Chapter 1. Regulation of Medical Research on Human Subjects

    Part VI. Rights and Responsibilities of Medical Professionals and Patients

    Chapter 1. The Rights and Duties of Physicians

    Chapter 2. Rights of Patient

    Part VII. Global Implications of Medical Criminal Activities

    Chapter 1. Disciplinary Transgression

    Chapter 2. Trafficking in Humans

    Chapter 3. Trade in Human Organs

    Chapter 4. Drug Trafficking

    Part VIII. Biotechnology and Law

    Chapter 1. Biotechnology and Medical Law

    Chapter 2. Biosafety and Biosecurity

    Chapter 3. Biogenetics

    Chapter 4. Bioethics, Health Law and Human Rights

    Part IX. Armed Conflict and Medical Professionals

    Chapter 1. Role of Medical Personnel in Armed Conflict

    Part X. Law Relating to Disability and Mental Health

    Chapter 1. Disability and Mental Health

    Chapter 2. Psychology, Psychiatry, and Medical Law

    Chapter 3. Transgender

    Part XI. Manufacture and Marketing of Medicines

    Chapter 1. Regulation of Manufacturing of Medicines

    Chapter 2. Marketing of Medicines and Law

    Part XII. Practical Application of Medical Law

    Chapter 1. Medical Jurisprudence

    Part XIII. Medical Tourism and Treatment While Travelling

    Chapter 1. Medical Tourism

    Chapter 2. Travel and Legal Position of Doctors

    Part XIV. Transplantation and Donation of Organs

    Chapter 1. Organ and Tissue Transplantation

    Chapter 2. Organ Donation and Malpractices

    Part XV. Euthanasia: End of Life

    Chapter 1. Euthanasia

    Part XVI. Sterilization

    Chapter 1. Sterilization and Population Control

    Chapter 2. Sterilization and Disadvantaged Groups

    Part XVII. Dispute Settlement in Medical Field

    Chapter 1. Dispute Settlement

    Chapter 2. Alternate Dispute Resolution

    Selected Bibliography

    Index

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