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Author Allan, Sonia, author.

Title Australian health law / Sonia Allan, Meredith Blake.

Published Chatswood, NSW : LexisNexis, 2018.


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Physical description lxiv, 743 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART 1. HEALTH LAW: SCOPE, INFLUENCES AND PERSPECTIVES -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Ethics for health care -- 3. Health law and human rights -- PART 2. UNDERSTANDING AUSTRALIA'S HEALTH SYSTEM -- 4. The Australian health system -- 5. The regulation of health care professionals -- PART 3. KEY PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH LAW -- 6. Consent to health care treatment -- 7. Harm arising from health care treatment: negligence -- 8. Duties and rights associated with health care information -- PART 4. HEALTH CARE IN CONTEXT: THE BEGINNING OF LIFE -- 9. Pre-conception, conception and birth -- 10. Assisted reproduction -- PART 5. HEALTH LAW IN CONTEXT: HEALTH MATTERS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE COURSE -- 11. Public health law -- 12. Mental health law -- 13. Organ, tissue and blood donation -- 14. Research involving human participants and materials -- PART 6. HEALTH LAW IN CONTEXT: THE END OF LIFE -- 15. The ending of life: adults -- 16. The ending of life 2: minors -- PART 7. CONCLUSION -- 17. Conclusion.
Summary "Australian Health Law combines detailed discussion and critical analysis of Australian health law as it relates to individual and public health matters. It offers a cohesive, in-depth examination of health law at local, state and national levels, while also reflecting upon broader global considerations. The comprehensive coverage includes discussion of the underpinning influences and principles relevant to health law, the law regulating Australia's health care system, health care practitioner regulation, key legal principles relevant to the patient-practitioner relationship, and health law in the context of the beginning of life, throughout the life course, and ending of life." -- Publisher's website.
Other author Blake, Meredith, author.
Subject Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Health -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Medical laws and legislation -- Australia.
ISBN 9780409348491 (paperback)
9780409348507 (epub)