Franklin

The criminal justice system and health care [electronic resource] / edited by Charles A. Erin and Suzanne Ost.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (311 p.)
Series:
Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice
Oxford Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Subjects:
Medical personnel -- Malpractice.
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Medical laws and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This collection examines questions of medical accountability and ethics. It analyses how the criminal justice system regulates health care practice, and to what extent it is appropriate to use it as a tool to resolve ethical conflict in health care.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Contributors""; ""Table of Cases""; ""Table of Legislation""; ""1. An Ill-Suited and Inappropriate Union? Exploring the Relationship Between the Criminal Justice System and Health Care""; ""2. Criminalizing Medical Malpractice""; ""3. Medical Manslaughter: The Rise (and Replacement) of a Contested Crime?""; ""4. Medical or Managerial Manslaughter?""; ""5. When Are Errors a Crime?�Lessons from New Zealand""; ""6. Euthanasia and the Defence of Necessity: Advocating a More Appropriate Legal Response""; ""7. Criminal Law is the Problem, Not the Solution""
""8. Lessons in Legal and Judicial Ethics from Schiavo: The Special Responsibilities of Lawyers and Judges in Cases Involving Persons with Severe Cognitive Disabilities""""9. Medical Treatment at the End of Life�A British Doctor�s Perspective""; ""10. Dignity: The Difference Between Abortion and Neonaticide for Severe Disability""; ""11. Terminating Life and Human Rights: The Fetus and the Neonate""; ""12. Non-treatment of Severely Disabled Newborns and Criminal Liability Under Spanish Law""; ""13. Should We Criminalize HIV Transmission?""; ""14. The Rightful Domain of the Criminal Law""
""15. Medicalizing Crime�Criminalizing Health? The Role of Law""""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Erin, Charles A.
Ost, Suzanne.
ISBN:
0-19-171134-9
1-283-58198-1
9786613894434
0-19-156650-0
OCLC:
336426777