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Irish Medical Law

By (author) D. Tomkin, Patrick Hanafin
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Round Hall Ltd, Dublin, Ireland
Published: 31st Jan 1995
Dimensions: h 230mm
ISBN-10: 1858000513
ISBN-13: 9781858000510
Barcode No: 9781858000510
The first comprehensive account of medical law in Ireland. It provides an analysis of the Irish health care system, both in terms of its regulation and in comparison with the UK model. * Legal standing of doctors and allied health professionals in the context of the health service, and their education, training and licensing * Legal basis of the doctor-patient relationship including consent, confidentiality, medical records and other aspects of treatment * Liability of doctors at both civil and criminal law covering medical negligence, battery, assault and manslaughter * Legal aspects of health care issues affecting mentally ill patients * Death and the dying patient * Medico-legal aspects of birth control and reproduction * Drug experimentation and prescription

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The authors are to be complimented on their wide research in medical ethics and the sociology of medicine. This must be accounted a fine work, of practical benefit to all those involved in law and medicine in Ireland and providing the fundament of a new area of Irish law and legal scholorship.A welcome and timely publication, which should be read by doctors in every branch of the profession. Irish Law Times