"This title was first published in 2002.The wide range of essays contained within this volume present contemporary thinking on the legal and ethical implications surrounding modern medical practice."--Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
part PART I NEGLIGENCE/CONSENT chapter 1 From Informed Consent to Patient Choice: A New Protected Interest chapter 2 Informed Consent to Medical Treatment chapter 3 Historical Evolution and Modern Implications of Concepts of Consent to, and Refusal of, Medical Treatment in the Law of Trespass chapter 4 Medical Paternalism part PART II REPRODUCTION chapter 5 The Morality of Abortion chapter 6 Abortion Law: Is Consensual Reform Possible? chapter 7 Compulsory Sterilisation and Castration chapter 8 Regulating the Reproduction Business? chapter 9 The Maternal-Fetal Dyad: Exploring the Two-Patient Obstetric Model chapter 10 The Creation of Fetal Rights: Conflicts with Women's Constitutional Rights to Liberty, Privacy, and Equal Protection chapter 11 She's Going to Die: The Case of Angela C chapter 12 Unwanted Pregnancy: A Case of Retroversion? part PART III HUMAN EXPERIMENTATION AND RESEARCH chapter 13 Ethics and Clinical Research chapter 14 A Report from New Zealand: An chapter 15 Research and Experimentation part PART IV DEATH AND DYING chapter 16 Some Reflections on the Problem of Advance Directives, Personhood, and Personal Identity chapter 17 Second Thoughts on Living Wills chapter 18 After the Patient Self-Determination Act: The Need for Empirical Research on Formal Advance Directives chapter 19 Decisions at the End of Life: Guided by Communities of Patients chapter 20 Are Advance Directives Really the Answer? And What was the Question? chapter 21 Euthanasia in the Netherlands: Sliding Down the Slippery Slope? chapter 22 Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands: The Chabot Case chapter 23 Not Striving to Keep Alive.