Medical Law and Ethics 5th ed by Shaun D. Pattinson


Medical Law and Ethics 5th ed

Author Shaun D. Pattinson
Publication Date
September 2017
ISBN 9780414060272
Format Softcover
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell


The 5th edition of Medical Law and Ethics covers the major subjects in medical law and ethics by combining extensive legal presentation and analysis with moral theory and philosophy.

It addresses the law's broader environment challenges, such as the impact of patient consumerism and changing medical perceptions.

New for the Fifth Edition:-

  • Supreme Court decisions in Doogan v Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board (2014] UKSC 68 and Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board (2015] UKSC 11
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015/572 and Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Act 2016
  • EU Clinical Trials Regulation 536/2014 and EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679

Medical Law and Ethics is an excellent textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate law students, as well as academics. Students studying Philosophy, Ethics, and Medicine will find the material to be an excellent addition.

Winner of the 2010 Minty Medico-Legal Prize for best medico-legal book
Scholarly, comprehensive and well referenced, Shaun Pattinson's style ensures that the book is eminently readable throughout. lt will be of value not only to readers with a specific interest in medical law, but also to those concerned about the legal and moral aspects of modern medical treatments.

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