Medical Law and Ethics in Hong Kong 2016

Medical Law and Ethics in Hong Kong 2016
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Medical Law and Ethics in Hong Kong 2016 by Abraham Wai, David Wong, Gavin Joynt, Rita Cheung, published by Sweet & Maxwell.

“Medical Law and Ethics in Hong Kong is a novel work, offering a comprehensive and coherent analysis of the legal and ethical dimensions of medical practice as part of a larger whole, that of the law of torts, human rights and criminal law. Within the general text, there are many thought-provoking discussions of the ongoing debates on medical negligence, reproduction, euthanasia and patients’ rights and autonomy in law. This book will prove a valuable resource for practitioners, healthcare professionals, doctors, lawyers, and students of medical law, and I commend it to all readers.”

 

Written by doctors and lawyers,the book is essential reading for practitioners in both professions who are concerned with the medico-legal aspects of beginning and end of life issues,as well as advances in medical research and technology and patients' rights and autonomy in law.

  • The first book on medical law and ethics in Hong Kong;
  • Provides a clear analysis of the inter-relationship between medical ethics and the law, together with a valuable collection of new studies and materials from disparate sources in this important discipline of law;
  • Provides a detailed exposition of the legal and ethical parameters of the ongoing debates on reproductive medicine, euthanasia, medical negligence and patients’ rights and autonomy;
  • Represents the clearest available accounts of the genesis of medical law and ethics in Hong Kong.

This illuminating text,written in a style of marked lucidity, will be of great benefit  to practitioners, healthcare professionals, doctors, lawyers, students and teachers of medical law. In the burgeoning field of medico-legalstudies, the book represents the clearest available accounts of the genesis of medical law and ethics in Hong Kong.