This major text provides a thorough exploration of medical law and ethics, written from the perspective of authors who are medical and health care practitioners as well as law lecturers. This unique combination of academic knowledge and professional experience provides a unique perspective through which the subject is examined with academic rigour underpinned by practical insights.
The text features an innovative series of scenarios threaded through each chapter to illustrate the practical realities behind the rules and concepts discussed. The format also includes mind maps, key terms, end of chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading.
This book provides an excellent introduction to the legal and regulatory framework of Medical Law today for students and health care practitioners alike.-Professor Jean McHale, Professor of Health Care Law, Birmingham Law School, Birmingham University