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Reviews
List of statues and regulations.

List of cases.

Where to find legal cases online.

Medical Ethics Committee.

Acknowledgements.

Preface to the third edition.

Introduction: Bridging the gap between theory and practice: the BMA’s approach to medical ethics.

1: The doctor-patient relationship.

2: Consent, choice and refusal: adults with capacity.

3: Treating adults who lack capacity.

4: Children and young people.

5: Confidentiality.

6: Health records.

7: Contraception, abortion, and birth.

8: Assisted reproduction.

9: Genetics.

10: Caring for patients at the end of life.

11: Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide.

12: Responsibilities after a patient’s death.

13: Prescribing and administering medication.

Chapter 14: Research and innovative treatment.

15: Emergency situations.

16: Doctors with dual obligations.

17: Providing treatment and care in detention settings.

18: Education and training.

19: Teamwork, referral, delegation and shared care.

20: Public health dimensions of medical practice.

21: Reducing risk, clinical error, and poor performance.

AppendixA: Hippocratic Oath.

Appendix B: Declaration of Geneva.

Appendix C: Declaration of a new doctor, as devised by Imperial College School of Medicine graduating year of 2001.

Index.

  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Ean Code: 9781444355642
  • ISBN: 9781444355642
  • Publisher: WILEY
  • E-Book type: epub
  • Author: British Medical Association
  • Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
  • Format: epub
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