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Childbirth and the Law

John Seymour

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book examines aspects of English, United States, Canadian, and Australian law as it applies to the fetus, the pregnant woman, and the doctor or midwife who provides antenatal and perinatal care. ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and Medical Epidemics

Bruce M Landesman

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses humanitarian intervention in general and examines what can be said for and against it. It considers whether medical epidemics pose any new issues for the validity of such ... More


Conclusion: The Role of the Law

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book examined legal intervention during pregnancy and after childbirth. Intervention before birth can be undertaken in an attempt to protect the fetus against harmful conduct. After birth, it ... More


A Question of Autonomy?

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter aims to explore the significance of context, particularly that created by the relationship between a pregnant woman and her fetus. The aim is to determine whether a pregnant woman should ... More


Regulating Obesity?: Government, Society, and Questions of Health

W.A. Bogart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199856206
eISBN:
9780199369621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856206.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book explores the effectiveness of legal interventions aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles. The book suggests that the government’s emphasis on encouraging weight loss and preventing excess ... More


The Roles and Responsibilities of Physicians in Patients’ Decisions about Unproven Stem Cell Therapies §

Aaron D. Levine and Leslie E. Wolf

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter looks at travel aimed at accessing experimental stem cell therapies that may not be available or legal in the patient's home country, so-called “stem cell tourism.” It uses interviews ... More


Regulating Consumption: Many Efforts—With What Effects?

W. A. Bogart

in Regulating Obesity?: Government, Society, and Questions of Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199856206
eISBN:
9780199369621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856206.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter first considers the various legal interventions that policy makers can use to regulate. These range from “soft” tools, such as legislatively authorized educational initiatives, through ... More


Assessing Interventions

W. A. Bogart

in Regulating Obesity?: Government, Society, and Questions of Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199856206
eISBN:
9780199369621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856206.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the assessment of legal interventions that respond to various issues discussed in the previous chapters. It considers five key points: the goals of these interventions; the ... More


Govering the Spaces In‐Between: Law and Legitimacy in New Health Technologies

Amanda Warren‐Jones

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0020
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter draws on the author's experience as the former chair of the Ethics and Governance Council of the UK Biobank, and focuses on the limits of law and legal intervention in the regulation of ... More


Cosmetic Enhancement and Magic Remedies

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In addition to curative surgery, surgical interventions to enhance personal aesthetics through cosmetic surgery have become increasingly common. To moralists, cosmetic surgery is tampering with ... More


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