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6. Clinical negligence

6. Clinical negligence  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0006
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9780199660445
‘Clinical negligence’ discusses no-fault schemes and the elements of clinical negligence claims in tort. A claimant must prove that the defendant owed him a duty of care, there has been a ... More
7. Research on human subjects

7. Research on human subjects  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0007
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9780199660445
‘Research on human subjects’ considers the Nuremberg Code (1947), which gave way to the World Medical Association's Declaration of Helsinki (1964). The Declaration (last revised in 2008) ... More
9. Culture, consent, and community

9. Culture, consent, and community  

Michael Dunn and Tony Hope

in Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
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Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853173
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198815600.003.0009
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9780198815600
Cultural differences within and across societies can also challenge our assumptions and approaches to medical ethics and require us to reconsider our ethical obligations to individuals. ... More
Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Michael Dunn and Tony Hope

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
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Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853173
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198815600.001.0001
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book
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9780198815600
Medical ethics—from thorny moral questions such as euthanasia and the morality of killing to political questions such as the fair distribution of healthcare resources—is rarely out of ... More
1. On why medical ethics is exciting

1. On why medical ethics is exciting  

Michael Dunn and Tony Hope

in Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2018
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Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853173
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198815600.003.0001
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9780198815600
‘On why medical ethics is exciting’ provides an introduction to medical ethics, which deals with some of the big moral questions: easing death and the morality of killing, for example. It ... More
3. The nation as social relation

3. The nation as social relation  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0003
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9780192840981
‘The nation as social relation’ explores the social relation aspects of nation. Social relations can be thought of as ‘tools’ for nation building, but while tools have an objective physical ... More
5. Consent

5. Consent  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0005
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9780199660445
‘Consent’ outlines the generally recognized principles of the law of consent. It considers what is a competent adult and shows that once can demand omissions (refuse treatment), but not ... More
Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Charles Foster

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.001.0001
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book
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9780199660445
Medical law is concerned with our bodies, and what happens to them during and after our lives. The core issues of medical law — organ transplantation, abortion, withdrawal of treatment, ... More
4. On the floor

4. On the floor  

Donald A. Ritchie

in The U.S. Congress: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190280178
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280147.003.0004
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9780190280147
“On the floor” examines the differences in the practices of the House and Senate, which are critical for understanding the legislative process. Each day’s session begins with “morning ... More
5. Checks and balances

5. Checks and balances  

Donald A. Ritchie

in The U.S. Congress: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190280178
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280147.003.0005
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9780190280147
Legislative results rank high in measuring the success of a president. But as “Checks and balances” makes clear, Congress is sensitive to its independent role as part of government. While ... More

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