Bioethics, Human Rights and Health Law 1e (WebPDF)

Principles and Practice


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 9780702196133
  • Language(s): English
  • Extent: 208 Pages
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  • Category: Medical Law, Student Titles

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This book provides healthcare and legal practitioners and students at all levels with the theory and practical application necessary to understand and apply bioethics, human rights and health law to their present and future work. The topics of bioethics, human rights and health law are part of the core curriculum for all students in Health Sciences in South Africa. Bioethics, Health Law and Human Rights: Principles and Practice therefore comes at no better time.

Part 1: Introduction to Bioethics, Human Rights and Health Law– Background
• Ethical concepts, theories and healthcare
• Codes of health care ethics
• Health and human rights
• Health law – the basics
Part 2: Specific Topics
• Professionalism and the healthcare practitioner–patient relationship
• Consent
• Confidentiality
• Medical malpractice and professional negligence
• Reproductive health
• Issues in genetics
• Use of human tissue
• End of life issues
• HIV and AIDS
• Resource allocation
• Business ethics – the healthcare context
• Human health and the environment
• The ethics of research

As this is a core aspect of all health sciences curricula, it is applicable for all undergraduate and postgraduate students including doctors, dentists and the allied health professionals.
Medical practitioners will also find this text valuable.
It is also recommended for students and practitioners of medical law.

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This book provides healthcare and legal practitioners and students at all levels with the theory and practical application necessary to understand and apply bioethics, human rights and health law to their present and future work. The topics of bioethics, human rights and health law are part of the core curriculum for all students in Health Sciences in South Africa. Bioethics, Health Law and Human Rights: Principles and Practice therefore comes at no better time.

Part 1: Introduction to Bioethics, Human Rights and Health Law– Background
• Ethical concepts, theories and healthcare
• Codes of health care ethics
• Health and human rights
• Health law – the basics
Part 2: Specific Topics
• Professionalism and the healthcare practitioner–patient relationship
• Consent
• Confidentiality
• Medical malpractice and professional negligence
• Reproductive health
• Issues in genetics
• Use of human tissue
• End of life issues
• HIV and AIDS
• Resource allocation
• Business ethics – the healthcare context
• Human health and the environment
• The ethics of research

As this is a core aspect of all health sciences curricula, it is applicable for all undergraduate and postgraduate students including doctors, dentists and the allied health professionals.
Medical practitioners will also find this text valuable.
It is also recommended for students and practitioners of medical law.

Key Benefits

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.