Review: "Controversies in Health Law" by In Freckelton and Kerry Peterson

Bennett, Belinda (2000) Review: "Controversies in Health Law" by In Freckelton and Kerry Peterson. Journal of Law and Medicine, 7(4), pp. 442-444.

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Abstract

During the past couple of decades health law has been transformed. Within that period we have been confronted with advances in medical science, particularly in genetics, reproductive technology and life-sustaining treatments. Health care has become more expensive, more consumer oriented and more litigious. In addition, the ethical implications of these developments, and the role for law, both as a regulator of health care and in its responses to emerging challenges, have occupied policy-makers, law reformers, health professionals, ethicists and the broader community in Australia and overseas. While many issues have emerged from these developments, there have been few easy solutions...

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ID Code: 71225
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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ISSN: 1320-159X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 08 May 2014 04:01
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 05:34

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