Medical Law and Ethics in Malaysia by Ramakrishna Tharini | 2021

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Medical Law and Ethics in Malaysia by Ramakrishna Tharini and Jason Low

Author Ramakrishna Tharini and Jason Low
Publication Date 02 September, 2021
ISBN 9789674009953
Soft Cover
Publisher LexisNexis


This book seeks to provide a complete overview of medical law and ethics concerns in Malaysia, with a focus on practical applications. While a large portion of the book is devoted to the components that make up the tort of clinical negligence, other legal and ethical issues relating to the practise of medicine and the provision of healthcare, such as patient autonomy, confidentiality, consent, abortion, and medically assisted dying, are also discussed in depth. This book gives readers a practical perspective on Malaysian medical law and ethics. This book will be useful to medical and legal professionals, as well as students in both fields.

TABLE OF CONTENTS of Medical Law and Ethics in Malaysia:

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Medical Jurisprudence
Chapter 2: Medical Negligence & Malpractice: An
Chapter 3: Medical Negligence – Duty of Care
Chapter 4: Medical Negligence – Breach of Duty of Care
Chapter 5: Medical Negligence – Factual Causation
Chapter 6: Medical Negligence – Remoteness
Chapter 7: Medical Negligence Claims in Malaysia
Chapter 8: Damages
Chapter 9: Complaints, Grievance Mechanism & Professional Conduct Regulations
Chapter 10: Patient Autonomy, Consent & Capacity of Minors
Chapter 11: Confidentiality
Chapter 12: Medicine and Criminal Law
Chapter 13: The Mental Health Act 2001
Chapter 14: Medical Genetics & Organ Transplantation Services in Malaysia
Chapter 15: Abortion & Wrongful Birth Claims
Chapter 16: Medically Assisted Dying

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