Contemporary Issues in Law, Medicine and Ethics

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Sheila McLean
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 1996 - Law - 277 pages
This work presents a range of issues in law, medicine and ethics. Subjects covered include: professional ethics and business ethics; health rights, ethics and justice; refusal of consent to medical treatment of children; sterilization and minors; and maternal/foetal conflict.

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Contents

The Opportunity Costs
15
Refusal of Consent
29
Sterilisation
57
Defined or Defused?
79
Wrongful Life and Wrongful Birth
99
Contemporary Issues in Organ Transplantation
117
The Case
143
Anencephalics as Organ
163
Advance DirectivesLiving Wills
179
A Marriage
237
Index
269
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About the author (1996)

Mclean is the International Bar Association Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine at Glasgow University.

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