The Practical Guide to Medical Ethics & Law

The authoritative guide to current practice in medical ethics and law.
The Practical Guide to Medical Ethics & Law
The authoritative guide to current practice in medical ethics and law.
Delivery: UK: next working day (orders before 2pm)
ISBN: 9781904627319
Published: 27 Jun 2005
Authors: Dr Chloë-Maryse Baxter, Mr Mark Brennan, Dr Yvette Coldicott, Dr Maaike Möller
Publisher: Pastest
Number of pages: 280

Written by experts in the field of medical ethics and law, this second edition is a must-have for doctors of all levels and will be a key reference text throughout your career.

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The Practical Guide to Medical Ethics and Law explains the main principles and theories behind medical ethics and medical law. It features 25 cases inspired by real events, and gives the key facts, laws and theories to help you find solutions and make well-informed decisions.
It also features a chapter on studying ethics and law in the context of examinations, along with a section on ethics and law in practice across various specialties, including Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, General Practice and Surgery.
This second edition also includes:
  • A new chapter on the teaching of medical ethics and law
  • More in-depth explanations of the basics of medical ethics and law
  • New and updated case studies from international doctors
  • Top tips based on real-life experience
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About the Authors

Dr Chloë-Maryse Baxter BSc(Hons) MB ChB MHPE(Maastricht) Chloë-Maryse Baxter graduated from Manchester Medical School in 2001, MB ChB with European Studies, having also obtained an intercalated BSc in Health Care Ethics and Law. She was a pre-registration house officer in Edinburgh before heading to Sydney, Australia, to continue her clinical training in paediatrics. During this time, she studied for the Masters degree in Health Professions Education at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and completed this in 2003.

Mr Mark Brennan BA(Hons) MA AKC DHMSA ILTM FRIPH Mark Brennan is head of the Division of Clinical Education in the Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is also Honorary Associate Dental Dean in the Postgraduate Deanery for Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and a visiting senior lecturer at Cardiff University's School of Dentistry. He qualified in medical ethics and law at King's College London. He was a member of the General Dental Council working group which produced guidelines for the education and training of dental care professionals in the UK. Mark was a DentEd peer visitor to dental schools in Kaunas, Umea, and Sarajevo, and, as an active member of the Association for Dental Education in Europe since 1998, was awarded the ADEE Certificate of Recognition of Excellence in Dental Education in Athens in 2005.

Dr Yvette Coldicott BSc(Hons) MB ChB Yvette Coldicott graduated from Bristol University in 2002, where she also obtained an intercalated BSc in Bioethics. She was a pre-registration house officer at Bristol Royal Infirmary and is now a senior house officer in Medicine. She plans to continue her medical career in anaesthetics.

Dr Maaike Möller BSc(Hons) MB ChB Maaike Möller graduated from Bristol University in 2004 and was a pre-registration house officer in Cheltenham at the time of writing. She did an intercalated BSc in Bioethics and has retained an interest in the subject ever since. Her other particular interest is international medicine and she intends to work in the developing world in the future. She is currently a senior house officer in Homerton Hospital, London.

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