Books by Subject

Jurisprudence

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    Sigmund Simonsen.
    Digital : Springer2012
    This book is the first major work that addresses a core question in biomedical research: the question of acceptable risk. The acceptable level of risks is regulated by the requirement of proportionality in biomedical research law, which state that the risk and burden to the participant must be in proportion to potential benefits to the participant, society or science. This investigation addresses research on healthy volunteers, children, vulnerable subjects, and includes placebo controlled clinical trials.
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    Digital2015
    Active Shooter events are becoming increasingly more common, and while there have been recommendations on how to respond since 2008, these guidelines focused on schools, government, and business settings. In January of 2014, the HPH SCC released "Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting". That draft document was the first comprehensive guidance written for healthcare facilities to prevent, respond to, and recover from an active shooter event. This updated document expands upon the initial draft document to include law enforcement tactics and integrated medical and mental health response.
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    edited by Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe, Maika Oshikawa.
    Digital : Cambridge2016
    Introduction and overview / Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe and Maika Oshikawa -- African Union priorities in the WTO / Fatima Haram Acyl -- Economic diversification in Africa's number one economy / Okechukwu E. Enelamah -- Trade, investment and development / Rob Davies -- Integration into regional and global value chains : how is it done? / Joshua Setipa -- From Marrakesh to Nairobi : a force for the world trading system : from the past twenty years to the next twenty years / Moulay Hafid El Alamy -- Building capacity in Africa to facilitate integration into global value chains : contributions from the ITC / Arancha Gonzalez -- Investment and trade rules : increasing the stock of African foreign direct investment flows / Joakim Reiter -- Deepening African integration : intra-African trade for development and poverty reduction / Anabel Gonzalez -- Rising Africa in world trade? A story of traditional commodities and new products / Michael Finger -- Trade policy trends in Africa : empirical evidence from twenty years of WTO trade policy reviews / Maika Oshikawa, Ukamaka Anaedu and Vicky Chemutai -- Preferential trade agreements in Africa : lessons from the tripartite free trade agreements and an African continent-wide FTA / Stephen Karingi, Ottavia Pesce and Simon Mevel -- African trade integration and international production networks / Bernard Hoekman -- Implementing trade facilitation reform in Africa / Marcus Bartley Johns, Christina Busch and Gerard McLinden -- Trade rules, industrial policy and competitiveness : implications for Africa's development / Chiedu Osakwe -- WTO accessions, reforms and competitiveness : lessons for Africa / Alexei P. Kireyev -- Driving economic growth through trade policy reforms and investment attraction in the open world economy : the experience of China / Yuan Yuan -- Conclusions / Patrick Low, Chiedu Osakwe and Maika Oshikawa.
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    written by Liz Richardson.
    Digital2015
    Recent initiatives have sought to close gaps between the two federal agencies' medical technology evaluation processes.
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    by Roscoe N. Gray and Louise J. Gordy.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    William T. Choctaw.
    Digital : Springer2008
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    Stanley A. Terman ; with Ronald Baker Miller and Michael S. Evans.
    Print2007
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    Sharyl J. Nass, Laura A. Levit, and Lawrence O. Gostin, editors ; Committee on Health Research and the Privacy of Health Information, the HIPAA Privacy Rule, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Board on Health Care Services.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2009
    Introduction -- The value and importance of health information privacy -- The value, importance, and oversight of health research -- HIPAA, the privacy rule, and its application to health research -- Effect of the HIPAA privacy rule on health research -- A new framework for protecting privacy in health research.
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    by Bethany J. Spielman.
    Digital : Springer2007
    How does bioethics help judicial reasoning? -- Health care ethics committee determinations -- Institutional review board determinations -- Bioethics commission reports -- Bioethics scholarship -- Reliability of bioethics testimony : general acceptance -- Reliability of bioethics testimony : peer review and publication -- Reliability of bioethics testimony : experience.
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    Edward Klees and H. Robert Horvitz.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2012
    Issues to consider when negotiating a consulting agreement -- What constitutes consulting? -- Scope of services -- Cash compensation -- Shares, stock options, and taxes -- Confidentiality obligations -- IP rights -- Noncompetition -- Time commitment -- Term and termination -- Multiple relationships with one company -- Start-up issues -- Other clauses -- Use of consulting entity.
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    edited by Sigrid Sterckx, Kasper Raus and Freddy Mortier.
    Digital : Cambridge2013
    "Continuous sedation until death (sometimes referred to as terminal sedation or palliative sedation) is an increasingly common practice in end-of-life care. However, it raises numerous medical, ethical, emotional and legal concerns, such as the reducing or removing of consciousness (and thus potentially causing 'subjective death'), the withholding of artificial nutrition and hydration, the proportionality of the sedation to the symptoms, its adequacy in actually relieving symptoms rather than simply giving onlookers the impression that the patient is undergoing a painless 'natural' death, and the perception that it may be functionally equivalent to euthanasia. This book brings together contributions from clinicians, ethicists, lawyers and social scientists, and discusses guidelines as well as clinical, emotional and legal aspects of the practice. The chapters shine a critical spotlight on areas of concern and on the validity of the justifications given for the practice, including in particular the doctrine of double effect"-- Provided by publisher.
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    Thomas D. Schneid.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
    History of OSHA -- OSHA inspection procedures -- Corporate compliance management -- Preparing for an inspection OSHA inspection checklist -- OSHA penalty structure -- Defenses to an OSHA citation -- Criminal sanctions under the OSH act and beyond -- Occupational safety and health review commission -- Occupational safety and health review commission appeal procedures -- Operational compliance -- Multi-employer worksite issues -- Workers' compensation and safety -- Other litigation issues -- Other laws affecting the safety function -- Ethics in the safety profession -- Emerging issues in safety.
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    edited by Catherine Stanton and Hannah Quirk.
    Digital : Cambridge2016
    The use of the criminal law to punish those who transmit disease is a topical and controversial issue. To date, the law (and the related academic literature) has largely focused on HIV transmission. With contributions from leading practitioners and international scholars from a variety of disciplines, this volume explores the broader question of if and when it is appropriate to criminalise the transmission of contagion. The scope and application of the laws in jurisdictions such as Canada, the United Kingdom and Norway are considered, historical comparisons are examined, and options for the further development of the law are proposed.
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    Rade B. Vukmir.
    Digital : Springer2016
    This book explores a rapidly growing area of discussion in the health care industry, disruptive behavior in medical providers. The presence of disruptive behavior adversely impacts the providers of all disciplines: paraprofessional personnel, nurses, physicians and administrators. But more importantly, there may be a greater detrimental effect on quality and patient safety. This has led to mandated regulatory requirements that assist healthcare institutions in developing programs to address the problem. The book presents an evidence-based analysis of the disruptive provider behavior that defines the incidence, demographics, and profile of the behavior; discusses the specialties and work locations predisposed, as well as the interface with residents and nurses. The importance of patient safety, economic, and legal issues are addressed by a comprehensive, management strategy to effect positive, sustainable culture change in healthcare.
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    guest editors, Tomas J. Silber, Abigail English.
    Digital : ProQuest Ebook Central2011
    Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews helps you stay up-to-date in key areas of current clinical practice with adolescent-specific topics. This issue of Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs) focuses on a variety of ethical and legal issues that practitioners may encounter during the delivery of adolescent health care. A panel of authors has been assembled that not only explores these issues, but also provides the reader with sound reasoning and proposed solutions. Topics in Et.
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    National Cancer Institute.
    Digital : NCI2006
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    Liza H. Gold, Daniel W. Shuman.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Offers practice guidelines for conducting workplace mental health disability evaluations. This book examines legal and ethical aspects of employment evaluations. It also offers an examination of the process of psychiatric disability development, and discusses issues specific to evaluations for Social Security and other disability benefit programs.
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    British Medical Association Ethics Department ; project manager, Veronica English ; written by Ann Sommerville ; editorial board: Sophie Brannan [and others] ; director of professional activities, Vivienne Nathanson.
    Digital : Wiley2013
    A practical approach to ethics -- The doctor-patient relationship -- Consent, choice, and refusal : adults with capacity -- Treating adults who lack capacity -- Treating children and young people -- Confidentiality -- Management of health records -- Prescribing and administering medication.
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    Kenneth S. Cohen.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
    Involvement in a legal action -- Negligence -- Rules of evidence and codes of civil procedure -- The body of scientific literature -- Foundation equals persuasion -- The expert witness -- Speaking the language of lawyers -- To do the courtroom dance, first learn the steps -- Skeletons in your closet -- Impeachment is not just for presidents! -- Criminal, civil, and workers' compensation cases -- Toxic torts in retrospect -- One case is tragic; two or more cases are an epidemic -- Professional liability -- Out of the ordinary : investigations, cases, and trials -- Do you charge for your testimony? No, I charge for my time! -- Expert witnesses : the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Closing arguments.
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    edited by Holly Fernandez Lynch and I. Glenn Cohen.
    Print2015
    Historical themes and developments at FDA over the past fifty years / Peter Barton Hutt -- A global and innovative regulatory environment for the U.S. FDA / Howard Sklamberg and Jennifer Devine -- FDA and the rise of the empowered patient / Lewis A. Grossman -- After the FDA : a Twentieth-century agency in a postmodern world / Theodore W. Ruger -- The future of prospective medicine under the food and drug administration amendments act of 2007 / Barbara J. Evans -- Global trends toward transparency in participant-level clinical trials data / Alla Digilova, Rebeccs Li, Mark Barnes, and Barbara Bierer -- Conflicts of interest in FDA advisory committees : the paradox of multiple financial ties / Genevieve Pham-Kanter -- The crime of being in charge : executive culpability and collateral consequences / Katrice Bridges Copeland -- Recalibrating enforcement in the biomedical industry : deterrence and the primacy of protecting the public health / Patrick O'Leary -- Prospects or regulation of off-label drug promotion in an era of expanding commercial speech protection / Aaron S. Kesselheim and Michelle M. Mello -- The RDCA as the text for truth of promotional claims / Christopher Robertson -- Why FDA's ban on off-label promotion violates fht First Amendment : a study in the values of commercial speech protection / Coleen Klasmeier and Martin H. Redish -- Speed versus safety in drug development / R. Alta Charo -- Overcoming "Premarket Syndrome" : promoting better postmarket surveillance in an evolving drug-development context / Shannon Gibson and Trudo Lemmens -- FDA's public health imperative : an increased role for active postmarket analysis / Efthimios Parasidis -- The drug efficacy study and its manifold legacies / Daniel Carpenter, Jeremy Greene, and Susan Moffitt -- Drug safety communication : the evolving enrironment / Geoffrey Levitt -- Innovation policy failures in the manufacturing of drugs / W. Nicholson Price II -- From "Recycle Molecule" to orphan drug : lessons from makena / Kate Greenwood -- FDA, Negotiated rulemaking, and generics : a proposal / Marie Boyd -- The "Follow-On" challenge : statutory exclusivities and patent dances / Arti Rai -- FDA regulation of biosimilars / Henry Grabowski and Erika Lietzan -- Analog agency in a digital world / Nathan Cortez -- Twenty-First-Century technology with Twentieth-century baggage : FDA regulation of regenerative medicine / Margaret Foster Riley -- Device-ive maneuvers : FDA's risk addessment of bifurcated direct-to-consumer genetic testing / Elizabeth R. Pike and Kayte Spector-Bagdady -- A new regulatory function for E-Prescriptions : linking FDA to physicians and patient records / Andrew English, David Rosenberg, and Huaou Yan -- Race and the FDA / Jonathan Kahn.
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    authors, Harold A. Feder and Max M. Houck.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
    Expert witnesses : an overview -- Methods, testing, and science -- The players -- The legal context -- Testimony -- Direct examination of experts -- The visual display of information -- Cross examination of expert witnesses -- Ethics.
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    edited by Anup Malani & Michael H. Schill.
    Print2015
    In the years since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or colloquially Obamacare), most of the discussion about it has been political. But as the politics fade and the law's many complex provisions take effect, a much more interesting question begins to emerge: How will the law affect the American healthcare regime in the coming years and decades? This book brings together fourteen leading scholars from the fields of law, economics, medicine, and public health to answer that question. Taking discipline-specific views, they offer their analyses and predictions for the future of healthcare reform. By turns thought-provoking, counterintuitive, and even contentious, the essays together cover the landscape of positions on the PPACA's prospects. Some see efficiency growth and moderating prices; others fear a strangling bureaucracy and spiraling costs. The result is a deeply informed, richly substantive discussion that will trouble settled positions and lay the groundwork for analysis and assessment as the law's effects become clear. -- from dust jacket.
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    edited by Dieter Birnbacher and Edgar Dahl.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Should physician-assisted suicide be legalized? / Gerald Dworkin -- Slippery slopes and physician-assisted suicide / Neil Levy -- Physician-assisted suicide and the medical associations / Dieter Birnbacher -- Safe, legal, rare? Physician-assisted suicide and cultural change in the future / Margaret Pabst Battin -- Palliative options of last resort: a comparison of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking, terminal sedation, physician-assisted suicide, and voluntary active euthanasia / Timothy E. Quill, Bernard Lo, Dan W. Brock -- Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon / Linda Ganzini, Edgar Dahl -- Physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands and Belgium / John Griffiths -- Physician-assisted suicide and the German criminal law / Gabriele Wolfslast -- Physician-assisted death: an Australian perspective / Alan Rothschild -- Assisted dying: the view from the United Kingdom / Sheila A. M. McLean -- Physician-assisted suicide: a doctor's perspective / Pieter Admiraal -- Physician-assisted suicide in Switzerland: a personal report / Elke M. Baezner-Sailer -- The European convention on human rights protects the right of suicide / Ludwig A. Minelli.
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    edited by Belinda Bennett and George F. Tomossy.
    Digital : Springer2006
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    Carl Leukefeld, Thomas P. Gullotta, John Gregrich, editors.
    Digital : Springer2011
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    edited by E. Scott Sills, Medical director, Center for Advanced Genetics, Carlsbad, California.
    Digital : Cambridge2016
    1. Surrogacy's past, present and future / Peter R. Brinsden -- 2. The ideal surrogate: Santa Claus, Easter Bunny or Tooth Fairy? / Celia Burrell and Leroy C. Edozien -- 3. Gestational surrogacy, ethics and the family / Stuart John Oultram, Caroline Jones and Lucy Frith -- 4. Gestational surrogacy and the feminist perspective / Jennifer A. Parks -- 5. Surrogacy's changing social profile / Leslie M. Whetstine and Bradley G. Beach -- 6. Addressing global inequalities in surrogacy / Sheela Saravanan -- 7. Surrogacy as medical tourism: philosophical issues / David M. Pena-Guzman and G. K. D. Crozier -- 8. LGBT issues in surrogacy: present and future challenges / Elizabeth F. Schwartz -- 9. The emotional work of a 'labor of love': an ethnographic account of surrogacy arrangements in the United States / Zsuzsa Berend -- 10. Psychological and interpersonal factors in gestational surrogacy / Emily Koert and Judith C. Daniluk -- 11. Saying no to surrogacy: a European view / Eduardo Corral Garcia -- 12. Gestational surrogacy agreements: enforcement and breach / I. Glenn Cohen and Katherine L. Kraschel -- 13. Routine embryo screening and surrogacy: current challenges and future directions for preimplantation genetic testing / E. Scott Sills, Robert E. Anderson and Mary McCaffrey -- 14. Gestational surrogacy in Argentina / Fabiana Marcela Quaini -- 15. Gestational surrogacy in Australia / Pip Trowse -- 16. Surrogate motherhood in Belgium / Liesbet Pluym and Guido Pennings -- 17. Gestational surrogacy in Canada / Erin L. Nelson -- 18. A baby's citizenship and kinship ties after surrogate birth: the case in France / Jennifer Merchant and Karene Parizer-Krief -- 19. Gestational surrogacy in the Republic of Georgia / Mariam Kukunashvili and Matuta Bjalava -- 20. Cross-border reproductive surrogacy in India / Amrita Pande -- 21. Reproductive surrogacy in Iran / Mitra Zandi and Zohreh Vanaki -- 22. Gestational surrogacy in the Republic of Ireland / Deirdre Madden -- 23. Surrogacy in Israel: state-controlled surrogacy as a mechanism of symbolic control / Elly Teman -- 24. Gestational surrogacy in Japan / Yuri Hibino -- 25. Gestational surrogacy in Korea / Jung-Ok Ha -- 26. Gestational surrogacy in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg / Olivier P. Hance -- 27. Gestational surrogacy in Malaysia / Nehaluddin Ahmad and Gary I. Lilienthal -- 28. Reproductive surrogacy in New Zealand / D. Gareth Jones -- 29. Gestational surrogacy in Nigeria / Abayomi Bolaji Ajayi and Victor Dayo Ajayi -- 30. Gestational surrogacy in Norway / Marit Melhuus and Aslak Syse -- 31. Gestational surrogacy in Portugal and Brazil / Marianna Chaves -- 32. Gestational surrogacy in the Russian Federation / Konstantin Svitnev -- 33. Gestational surrogacy practice in Sweden / Outi Hovatta -- 34. Gestational surrogacy in Thailand / Somsin Petyim -- 35. Gestational surrogacy in Ukraine / Mykola Gryshchenko and Alexey Pravdyuk -- 36. Surrogacy in the United Kingdom: present and future challenges / Kirsty Horsey -- 37. Reproductive surrogacy in the United States of America: trajectories and trends / Steven H. Snyder -- 38. Gestational surrogacy concerns: the American landscape / Jennifer Lahl -- 39. Gestational surrogacy in California / Stephanie M. Caballero -- 40. Gestational surrogacy in the District of Columbia and Maryland, USA / Diane S. Hinson, Jennifer Ahern and Michelle Misler -- 41. Surrogacy in Missouri / Tim Schlesinger.
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    by Barry R. Furrow [and others].
    Print2013
    Cost, quality, access, and choice -- Quality control regulation : licensing health care professionals -- Quality control regulation of health care institutions -- The professional-patient relationship -- Liability of health care professionals -- Liability of health care institutions -- Health care cost and access : the policy context -- Duties to treat -- Private health insurance and managed care : liability and state and federal regulation -- Public health care financing programs : medicare and medicaid -- Professional relationships in health care enterprises -- The structure of the health care enterprise -- Fraud and abuse -- Antitrust -- Reproduction and birth -- Legal issues in human genetics -- Organ transplantation and the determination of death -- Life and death decisions -- Medically assisted dying -- Regulation of research involving human subjects.
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    Kelly M. Pyrek.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2011
    Healthcare trends, stressors, and workplace violence -- Patient privacy and exploitation -- Abuse and assault -- Fraud and theft -- Suspicious death and homicide -- Investigations, sanctions, and discipline -- Prevention strategies and the future of healthcare crime.
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    edited by Y.W. Francis Lam, Shiew-Mei Huang, Stephen D. Hall.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2006
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    Jan Schildmann...[et al.], editors.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Part 1. Historical and Socio-Cultural Contexts in Medical Research / British Responses to Nazi Medical War Crimes / Fiona McClenaghan -- History and its Relevance in the Development and Teaching of Research Ethics / Rael D. Strous -- Human Embryo Research and Islamic Bioethics: A View from Iran / Mansooreh Saniei -- From Farming to Pharming: Transcending of Bodily Existence as a Question of Medical Ethics in an Intercultural Context / Axel Siegemund -- Introduction / Jan Schildmann, Verena Sandow, Oliver Rauprich and Jochen Vollmann -- Part 2. Considerations on Ethical and Legal Regulations for Medical Research / Rethinking the Therapeutic Obligation in Clinical Research / Nunziata Comoretto -- Biomedical Research in Developing Countries and International Human Rights Law / Ilja R. Pavone -- Research Involving Human Subjects and Human Biological Material from a European Patent Law Perspective. Autonomy, Commodification, Patentability / Tomasz Zimny -- The Development and Validation of a Guide for Peruvian Research Ethics Committees to Assist in the Review of Ethical-Scientific Aspects of Clinical Trials / Susy Olave Quispe, Duilio Fuentes Delgado, Gabriela Minaya Martínez, Rosa Surco Ibarra and Martín Yagui Moscoso, et al. -- Part 3. Conflicts in Medical Research / Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research: What can Ethics Contribute? / Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann and Jochen Vollmann -- Research Ethics in Genomics Research: Feedback of Individual Genetic Data to Research Participants / Annelien L. Bredenoord and Johannes J. M. van Delden -- Regulating "Higher Risk, No Direct Benefit" Studies with Children: Challenging the US Federal Regulations / Anna E. Westra, Jan M. Wit, Rám N. Sukhai and Inez D. de Beaufort -- Part 4. New Developments in Medical Research and Ethical Implications / A Paradigm Change in Research Ethics / Rieke van der Graaf and Johannes J. M. van Delden -- Translation of Cancer Molecular Biomarkers: Ethical and Epistemological Issues / Flavio D'Abramo and Cecilia Guastadisegni -- Rethinking the Ethics of Human Biomedical Non-Interventional Research / Kristi L{tilde}ouk.
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    Bert Gordijn, Anthony Mark Cutter, editors.
    Digital : Springer2010
    This volume assembles an interdisciplinary team of leading academics, industry figures, policymakers and NGOs to consider the legal, ethical and social issues that are raised by innovations in nanoscience and nanotechnology. By bringing together international experts from a diverse range of fields this volume addresses the implications and impact that nanotechnology has on society. Through the exploration of six key themes the contributors analyse both the impact of nanotechnology and the emergence of the concept of nanoethics. Each section includes authors from both sides of the political and scientific divide incorporating both positive and negative perspectives on nanotechnology, as well as including discussions of associated concepts such as converging technologies. The result provides for the widest and most balanced discussion of these issues to date.
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    Siddharth Taduri.
    Digital2012
    The recent years have seen a tremendous growth in research and developments in science and technology, and an emphasis in obtaining Intellectual Property (IP) protection for one's innovations. Information pertaining to IP for science and technology is siloed into many diverse sources and consists of laws, regulations, patents, court litigations, scientific publications, and more. Although a great deal of legal and scientific information is now available online, the scattered distribution of the information, combined with the enormous sizes and complexities, makes any attempt to gather relevant IP-related information on a specific technology a daunting task. In this thesis, we develop a knowledge-based software framework to facilitate retrieval of patents and related information across multiple diverse and uncoordinated information sources in the US patent system. The document corpus covers issued US patents, court litigations, scientific publications, and patent file wrappers in the biomedical technology domain. A document repository is to be populated with issued US patents, court cases, scientific publications, and file wrappers in XML format. Parsers are developed to automatically download documents from the information sources. Additionally, the parser also extracts metadata and textual content from the downloaded documents and populates the XML repository. A text index is built over the repository using Apache Lucene, to facilitate search and retrieval of documents. Based on the document repository, the underlying methodology to search across multiple information sources in the patent system is discussed. The methodology is divided into two major parts. First, we develop a knowledge-based query expansion methodology to tackle domain terminological inconsistencies in the documents. Relevant knowledge is retrieved from external sources such as domain ontologies. Since our goal is to retrieve a collection of relevant documents across multiple sources, we develop a patent system ontology to provide interoperability between the different types of documents and to facilitate information integration. We discuss the Information Retrieval (IR) framework which combines the knowledge-based query expansion methodology with the patent system ontology to provide a multi-domain search methodology. A visualization tool based on term co-occurrence is developed that can be used to browse the document repository through class hierarchies of domain ontologies. The knowledge-based query expansion methodology is evaluated through formal measures such as precision and recall. A simple term-based search is used as a baseline reference for comparison. Additionally, the results from related works are also used for comparison. A series of common questions asked during patent prior art searches and infringement analysis are generated to evaluate the patent system ontology. A summary of the results and analysis is provided.
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    Jessica Minor.
    Digital : Springer2015
    Introduction -- Predictive Genetic Testing -- The History and Components of Informed Consent -- Revised Model of Informed Consent -- Application of the Revised Model -- Conclusion.
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    Joanna T. Brougher.
    Digital : Springer2014
    Introduction to intellectual property -- Obtaining, enforcing and defending patents -- The patent-eligibility of genes -- Medical procedure patents -- Rights and roles of universities and inventors -- Drug development : balancing innovation, access and profits -- Patent battles part I : small-molecule drugs -- Patent battles part II : the Biosimilars Act and biologics -- International patent law, trade law, and access to drugs.
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    edited by Shlomo Giroa Shoham, Ori Beck, Martin Kett.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
    Introduction -- Punishment and culture / Thomas G. Blomberg, William D. Bales, and Courtney A. Waid -- Prisons and jails / Roy D. King -- Suicide in prisons and jails / Christine Tartaro and David Lester -- Hit 'em where it hurts : monetary and nontraditional punitive sanctions / Shanna Van Slyke, Gordon P. Waldo, and William Bales -- The death penalty : the movement toward worldwide abolition / Roger Hood -- Probation, parole, and community corrections : an international perspective / Lawrence F. Travis and Victoria Simpson Beck -- Crime prevention / Steven P. Lab -- Situational crime prevention / Marcus Felson -- Early developmental crime prevention / David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh -- Deterrence and deterrence experiences : preventing crime through the threat of punishment / Per-Olof H. Wikstrom -- Retribution and retaliation / John Pratt -- Reparation, compensation, and restitution : our best explanations / Charles F. Abel -- The police / Joseph A. Schafer and Clemens Bartollas -- What can police do to reduce crime, disorder, and fear? / David Weisburd and John E. Eck -- When states do not extradite : gaps in the global web of formal social control / William F. McDonald -- A comparative look at the roles and functions of the prosecution and defense in western trial systems / William T. Pizzi -- Sentencing structure and reform in common law jurisdictions / Julian V. Roberts and Estella Baker -- Victims and victimization / Ken Pease -- Restorative justice : an alternative for responding to crime? / Lode Walgrave -- The practice of victim offender mediation : a look at the evidence / Mark S. Umbreit, Robert B. Coates, and Betty Vos -- Lenient justice? punishing white-collar and corporate crime / Henry N. Pontell, Stephen M. Rosoff, and Andrew Peterson -- The third wave : American sex offender policies since the 1990s / Jonathan Simon and Chrysanthi Leon.
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    Cutter, Anthony Mark; Gordijn, Bert; Marchant, Gary Elvin; Murphy, Colleen; Pompidou, Alain; Roeser, Sabine.
    Digital : Springerv. 1-14, 2008-15.
    Technologies are developing faster and their impact is bigger than ever before. Synergies emerge between formerly independent technologies that trigger accelerated and unpredicted effects. Alongside these technological advances new ethical ideas and powerful moral ideologies have appeared which force us to consider the application of these emerging technologies. In attempting to navigate utopian and dystopian visions of the future, it becomes clear that technological progress and its moral quandaries call for new policies and legislative responses. Against this backdrop this new book series from Springer provides a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and normative analysis of emerging technologies that are likely to have a significant impact on the environment, society and/or humanity. These will include, but be no means limited to nanotechnology, neurotechnology, information technology, biotechnology, weapons and security technology, energy technology, and space-based technologies.
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    Sally Gainsbury.
    Digital : Springer2012
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    Daniel A. Bronstein.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2007
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    American College of Legal Medicine Textbook Committee ; S. Sandy Sanbar, editor ; Marvin H. Firestone, deputy editor ; Sal Fiscina ... [et al.] past president.
    Print2007
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
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    Susan Schmerler.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Sources of liability: Forms of legal complaints -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: obligations and responsibilities -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: sources of standards -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: procedural requirments -- Breach, causation, and damages as elements of a lawsuit -- Defenses to a lawsuit -- Communication.
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    project manager, Veronica English ; head of medical ethics, Ann Sommerville ; written by Sophie Brannan [and others].
    Digital : Wiley2012
    The doctor-patient relationship -- Consent, choice, and refusal : adults with capacity -- Treating adults who lack capacity -- Children and young people -- Confidentiality -- Health records -- Contraception, abortion, and birth -- Assisted reproduction -- Genetics -- Caring for patients at the end of life -- Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide -- Responsibilities after a patient's death -- Prescribing and administering medication -- Research and innovative treatment -- Emergency situations -- Doctors with dual obligations -- Providing treatment and care in detention settings -- Education and training -- Teamwork, referral, delegation, and shared care -- Public health dimensions of medical practice -- Reducing risk, clinical error, and poor performance.
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    Charles Fried ; edited by Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer.
    Digital : Oxford Medicine Online2016
    This new edition of Charles Fried's Medical Experimentation includes a general introduction by Franklin Miller and the late Alan Wertheimer, a reprint of the 1974 text, an in-depth analysis by Harvard Law School scholars I. Glenn Cohen and D. James Greiner, and a new essay by Fried reflecting on the original text and how it applies to the contemporary landscape of medicine and medical experimentation.
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    by John J. Tobin and Gary Walsh.
    Digital : Wiley2008
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    Digital : Internet Archive2003.
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    I.W. Fong.
    Digital : Springer2011
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    Alan Merry, Warren Brookbanks.
    Digital : Cambridge2017
    There is an understandable tendency or desire to attribute blame when patients are harmed by their own healthcare. However, many cases of iatrogenic harm involve little or no moral culpability. Even when blame is justified, an undue focus on one individual often deflects attention from other important factors within the inherent complexity of modern healthcare. This revised second edition advocates a rethinking of accountability in healthcare based on science, the principles of a just culture, and novel therapeutic legal processes. Updated to include many recent relevant events, including the Keystone Project in the USA and the Mid Staffordshire scandal in the UK, this book considers how the concepts of a just culture have been successfully implemented so far, and makes recommendations for best practice. This book will be of interest to anyone concerned with patient safety, medical law and the regulation of healthcare.
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    Patrick M. Boucher.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
    Patents -- Copyrights -- Integrated circuit topographies -- Trade secrets -- Ownership of nanotech intellectual property -- Delegation of power to agencies -- Examples of regulation of nanotechnology -- Political and judicial control over agency action -- Civil liability -- Criminal liability.
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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
    Digital2002
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    edited by William J. Brock, Kenneth L. Hastings, and Kathy McGown.
    Digital : Wiley2013
    Introduction to the development of drugs / Kathy McGown -- ICH / Ken Hastings -- USFDA / Bill Brock -- Latin America : MERCOSUR countries / Cristiana Leslie Corra -- Canada / Mark T. Goldberg -- EMEA / Adam Woolley -- Africa / Fariza Feraoun -- China / Lijie Fu -- Japan / Kazuichi Nakamura -- India / K.S. Rao -- Australia / Doug Francis -- Chronic repeat dose testing / Shana Azri-Meehan -- Carcinogenicity / James Popp -- Genotoxicity / Mark Powley -- Developmental and reproductive toxicology / Robert Parker -- Juvenile testing and pediatric claim / Melissa Tassinari -- Immunotoxicology / Leigh Ann Burns Naas -- Biologics / Chris Ellis -- Vaccines / Robert House -- Phototoxicity and photocarcinogenicity / Chris Sambuco -- Degradants, impurities excipients, and metabolites / Bob Osterberg.
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    clinical editor, Kathy G. Ferrell, BS, RN, LNCC, Board Certified, Medical-Legal Consulting, Thompson's Station, Tennessee.
    Digital : Ovid2016
    Nursing practice and the law / by Mariea Urubek -- Working in diverse clinical settings / by Leslie M. Durr -- Patients' rights / by Kelli M. Hansen -- Understanding malpractice liability / by Rebecca F. Cady -- Lawsuits and the legal process / by Kristopher T. Starr -- Legal risks on the job / by Samantha M. Steiner -- Legal aspects of documentation / by Patricia Iyer -- Legal risks while off duty / by Taralynn R. Mackay -- Nurses' rights as employees / by Lanette L. Anderson -- Ethical decision making / by Frances W. Sills -- Ethics in nursing practice / by Edith Brous.
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    Lisa Schur, Rutgers University, Douglas Kruse, Rutgers University, Peter Blanck, Syracuse University.
    Digital : Cambrige2013
    Introduction -- Economic inclusion -- A closer look at employment -- Political inclusion -- Social inclusion -- Gender, race, ethnicity, and disability -- Conclusion.
  • Digital
    Raymond A. Huml.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Introduction to Competitive Intelligence -- Overall Perspective of Due Diligence Investigations and Processes -- The Regulatory Functional Review: Primary Roles -- The On-Site Due Diligence/Data Room Meeting and Interactions with Other Functional Area Experts -- Intellectual Property -- The Final Report -- Competitive Intelligence Summary.
  • Digital
    Reem K. Al-Essa, Mohammed Al-Rubaie, Stuart Walker, Sam Salek.
    Digital : Springer2015
    1. Overview of Medicines Regulatory Systems in the Gulf Region -- 2. The Regulatory Review Process in the Gulf Region -- 3. Regulatory Review Times in the Gulf Region -- 4. Quality Measures in the Gulf Regulatory Practices -- 5. The Current Status of the Common Technical Document -- 6. The Current Status of Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance -- 7. The Centralized Regulatory Review in the Gulf Region -- 8. The Gulf States Assessment and Experience With the Centralised Procedure -- 9. The Pharmaceutical Companies Assessment and Experience With the Centralised Procedure -- 10. Proposal For an Improved Centralized Regulatory System -- 11. The Strategic Planning Process of the GCC Regulatory Authorities: Barriers And Solutions -- 12. The Regulatory Dilemma in the Gulf Region: The Way Forward.
  • Digital
    Digital2015
    This report highlights three areas where political agendas have intruded into exam rooms in harmful ways: the clinical management of toxic exposures, reproductive health, and gun safety. The impact of these laws could not be more serious: Health care providers who violate them may be subject to professional sanctions, civil liability, or even criminal penalties.
  • Digital
    edited by Monica K. Miller, Jared C. Chamberlain, Twila Wingrove.
    Digital : OSO2014
    "In the early days of the United States, the special needs of juveniles were rarely considered as forefathers were constructing laws, policies, and legal procedures. In the early 1900s, the legal system began to adapt to account for the special needs of juveniles. Around the same time, psychological study revealed that juveniles' decision-making, behavior, and cognitions are different from those of adults. In the decades since, there has been much debate as to how the legal system does or should handle juveniles who come into contact with the legal system as offenders. Similarly, laws and procedures have been enacted to address the health and wellbeing of children whose parents are divorcing or are in prison. Further, legal actions have been adopted to protect the health of children and society in general. Research in this domain often involves studying legal actors, parents, community members, and juveniles. Such research often poses ethical, legal, and clinical dilemmas. The topics selected for this book are among the most current and hotly-debated topics in psychology and law as pertaining to children. Each chapter offers an empirical and/or legal analysis of a recent law, policy, and other legal action that affects children's wellbeing. In doing so, the book addresses how civil and criminal law has evolved to protect, and sometimes inadvertently neglect or harm, the wellbeing and development of children."
  • Digital
    Susan Stefan.
    Digital : OSO2016
    "Sane" and "Insane" Suicide: The Law of Competence -- The Right to Die, Involuntary Commitment, and the Constitution -- Assisted Suicide in the States -- International Perspectives in Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia -- Assisted Suicide and the Medical Profession -- Mental Health Professionals and Suicide -- Types of Suicide -- Discrimination on the Basis of Suicidality -- Prevention and Treatment: Policy and Legal Barriers -- Conclusion: People with Psychiatric Diagnoses and Assisted Suicide -- Appendix A: Model Statutes -- Appendix B: Survey of People Who Have Attempted Suicide -- 1. Survey: Experiences with Suicide -- 2. Final Results of Survey -- Table of Case.
  • Digital
    Oliver Quick.
    Digital : Cambridge2017
    "Systematically improving patient safety is of the utmost importance, but it is also an extremely complex and challenging task. This illuminating study evaluates the role of professionalism, regulation and law in seeking to improve safety, arguing that the 'medical dominance' model is ill-suited to this aim, which instead requires a patient-centred vision of professionalism. It brings together literatures on professions, regulation and trust, while examining the different legal mechanisms for responding to patient safety events. Oliver Quick includes an examination in areas of law which have received little attention in this context, such as health and safety law, and coronial law, and contends in particular that the active involvement of patients in their own treatment is fundamental to ensuring their safety"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Digital
    edited by Mark A. Suckow, University of Notre Dame, Office of Research Notre Dame, IN, USA ; Bill J. Yates, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Otolaryngology Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
    Digital : ScienceDirect2015
    Ch. 1. Human subjects research protections -- Ch. 2. Investigational new drug and device exemption process -- Ch. 3. The institutional animal care and use committee -- Ch. 4. Biological hazards and select agents -- Ch. 5. Radiological hazards and lasers -- Ch. 6. Controlled substances: maintaining institutional compliance -- Ch. 7. Export controls and US research universities -- Ch. 8. Data management and research integrity -- Ch. 9. Intellectual property -- Ch. 10. Financial conflicts of interest in research -- Ch. 11. Good laboratory practices (GLPs) -- Ch. 12. Human embryonic stem cell research oversight: a confluence of voluntary self-regulation and shifting policy initiatives -- Index.
  • Digital
    Phil Haeck, Mark Gorney.
    Digital : ClinicalKey2011
    "Risk, Liability and Malpractice: What Every Plastic Surgeon Need To Know" is your indispensable guide to maintaining a reputable, safe, successful plastic surgery practice. Authors Phil Haeck, MD and Mark Gorney, MD, two of the best-known and most trusted authorities on this subject, discuss every issue you need to consider, from which procedures carry the highest risk through claims arising from Medi-Spas and unique aspects of providing aesthetic surgery for male patients. Written in a concise and easy-to-read style, this is the book you need to make wise clinical and practice decisions, manage your patients' expectations, avoid complications, and deliver satisfying results. Effectively navigate your toughest legal issues! Must-read chapters include "The Most Risky Procedures in Plastic Surgery," "Claims Arising From Medi-Spas," and "The Unique Aspects of The Male Patient and Aesthetic Surgery." Get advice you can trust! Phil Haeck, MD has been writing Plastic Surgery News's "On Legal Grounds" column for more than five years and is the 2011/2012 president of ASPS. Mark Gorney, MD, a former ASPS president, is a founding member of The Doctors Company, now the country's largest malpractice insurance carrier, and has taught the basics in risk management to thousands of his colleagues. Read it quickly and put it to work in your practice! A concise, practical approach with minimal legal jargon presents the guidance you need in a way that is easy to understand and apply.
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    Marvin F. Kraushar, editor.
    Digital : Springer2008
    Part 1 : General considerations -- Basic medical malpractice terminology -- The defense attorney -- The plaintiff's attorney -- The trial judge -- The medical expert -- Sequence of events in a medical malpractice lawsuit -- Informed consent -- The five most effective risk prevention strategies -- Revelation of adverse events and the conundrum of an apology -- Part 2 : Risk management in the ophthalmic subspecialties and related fields -- Anesthesia -- Cataract surgery -- Cornea : external disease and contact lenses -- Drugs -- Emergencies -- Glaucoma -- Neuroophthalmology -- Oncology -- Ophthalmic plastic surgery -- Pediatric ophthalmology -- Refractive corneal surgery -- Retina and vitreous -- Uveitis -- Part 3 : Personal and business considerations -- Physician and defendant : living and coping with a double life -- Medical malpractice insurance : selection of companies and policies.
  • Digital
    Emilio Mordini, Dimitrios Tzovaras, editors.
    Digital : Springer2012
    Introduction / Emilio Mordini, Dimitrios Tzovaras, and Holly Ashton -- Epistemological foundation of biometrics / Giampaolo Ghilardi and Flavio Keller -- Biometric recognition : an overview / Anil K. Jain and Ajay Kumar -- Biometrics, privacy and agency / Annemarie Sprokkereef and Paul de Hert -- Gait and anthropomorphic profile biometrics : a step forward / Dimosthenis Ioannidis ... (et al.) -- Activity and event related biometrics / Anastasios Drosou and Dimitrios Tzovaras -- Electrophysiological biometrics : opportunities and risks / Alejandro Riera ... (et al.) -- Intelligent biometrics / Farzin Deravi -- Behavioral biometrics and human identity / Ben A.M. Schouten, Albert Ali Salah, and Rob van Kranenburg -- Behavioral biometrics : emerging trends and ethical risks / Günter Schumacher -- Facial recognition, facial expression and intention detection / Massimo Tistarelli, Susan E. Barrett, and Alice J. O'Toole -- The transparent body : medical information, physical privacy and respect for body integrity / Emilio Mordini and Holly Ashton -- Security in the danger zone : normative issues of next generation biometrics / Irma van der Ploeg -- The dark side of the moon : accountability, ethics and new biometrics / Juliet Lodge -- Conclusions / Emilio Mordini.
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    edited by Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Murphy J. Painter.
    Digital : CRCnetBASE2008
  • Digital
    edited by Darrell L. Ross, Theodore C. Chan.
    Digital : Springer2006
    Medical overview of sudden in-custody deaths / Theodore C. Chan -- The nature of sudden custodial deaths / Darrell L. Ross -- Neck holds / Gary M. Vilke -- Positional and restraint asphyxia / Tom Neuman -- Restraint stress / Elizabeth A. Laposata -- The role of illicit drug use in sudden in-custody death / Aaron B. Schneir and Richard F. Clark -- Excited delirium / Charles V. Wetli -- Riot control agents, taser, and other less lethal weapons / Christian Sloane and Gary M. Vilke -- Case analysis of restraint deaths in law enforcement and corrections / Darrell L. Ross -- Deaths in custody investigations / Vincent Dimiao -- Liability and wrongful custodial deaths / Darrell L. Ross -- Administrative implications / Darrell L. Ross.
  • Digital
    Mark W. Kroll, Jeffrey D. Ho, editors.
    Digital : Springer2009
    Conducted electrical weapons: a user's perspective / Greg Meyer -- The scientific history / Robert A. Stratbucker -- Conducted electrical weapons and resolution of use-of-force encounters / Charles Mesloh, Mark Henych, and Ross Wolf -- Nonlethal weapons: the broader context / Peter J. Cuenca and John G. McManus -- Transcutaneous muscle stimulation / James D. Sweeney -- Current flow in the human body / Dorin Panescu and Robert A. Stratbucker -- Animal studies / John G. Webster -- CEW research models: animal and human studies / Theodore C. Chan and Gary M. Vilke -- Cardiac arrhythmias / Derek J. Dosdall and Raymond E. Ideker -- Electrocardiographic effects of the CEW / Jeffrey D. Ho -- Serum and skin effects of CEW application / Jeffrey D. Ho -- Electrocardiographic effects of the CEW / Robert Reardon -- Rhabdomyolysis / Ronald Moscati and Samuel Cloud -- Effects of CEWs on respiration / Donald M. Dawes -- Neuroendocrine effects of CEWs / Donald M. Dawes and Mark W. Kroll -- Electroporation of cardiac and nerve cells / Vadim V. Fedorov, Leonid Livshitz, Geran Kostecki, and Igor R. Efimov -- Eye and head injuries / S. Robert Witherspoon, Andreas K. Lauer, and Jonathan L. Marinaro -- CEW effects with illegal stimulant intoxication / Patrick Tchou -- Alcohol and the CEW / Ronald Moscati and Jeffrey D. Ho -- Conducted electrical weapons and implantible cardiac devices / Subba Reddy Vanga, James L. Vacek. Loren Berenhom and Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy -- Risk management and the CEW / Greg Bingham -- The New York City experience / Michael D. White and Justin Ready -- Impact of CEW and other types of force and resistance on officer and suspect injuries / Michael R. Smith, Robert J. Kaminski, Jeffrey Rojek, Geoffrey P. Alpert, and James Mathis -- Field statistics overview / James E. Brewer and Mark W. Kroll -- Sudden in-custody death / Samuel J. Stratton -- Stimulant abuse and sudden cardiac death / Steven B. Karch -- The systemic role of illicit drugs and their toxicology / Joshua Gunn, Michael A. Evans, and M. Scott Kriger -- Excited delirium syndrome / Vincent J. M. Di Maio and Theresa G. Di Maio -- Biochemical brain markers in excited delirium deaths / Deborah C. Mash -- Sudden unexpected death in custody (SUDIC) / Charles V. Wetli -- Legal basics for the CEW -- Science and logic meet the law / Michael A. Brave -- Appendix A: Excited delirium checklist -- Appendix B: Electrocution diagnosis checklist.
  • Digital
    Paola Bergallo.
    Digital2013
    Demands for the protection of social rights, and health rights in particular, have become a distinctive feature of judicialization in Latin American countries, including Argentina. Although a growing number of studies have begun to document the new relationship between the courts and health rights generated after almost two decades of litigation, little is yet empirically known about the versatile struggles undertaken in domestic courts and their consequences beyond the judgments. More specifically, given the scarcity of domestic empirical explorations, much remains to be discovered about legal mobilization experiences and courts' roles in the adjudication of conflicts regarding the intersection of health policies and rights. This dissertation takes a step toward filling that gap by exploring a set of conceptual, theoretical, and methodological questions that are critical to advancing current debates on health and the role of courts in bringing justice and expanding the rule of law in Argentina. With that aim in mind, this dissertation proceeds in two stages. First, it offers a basic assessment of the context and magnitude of the judicialization of health in the country, relying on multiple secondary sources and descriptive statistics obtained from databases of court decisions and dockets generated for this dissertation. Second, to complement the broader picture, the project proposes a qualitative study of strands of health rights litigation, offering a process-based observation of diverse patterns of judicialization while helping identify and compare the broader impacts of courts' roles in adjudicating health rights demands. Through these narrative studies, this dissertation tells the story of how once-dormant health rights clauses have come to life through the work of litigants, judges, and policy makers. It also shows how, in the process of unleashing health rights, courts have played contradictory roles throughout the nonlinear trajectories of different patterns of judicialization that can be located along a spectrum in which an atomistic and routinized style of judicialization is at one extreme, a bureaucratizing form of judicialization is in the middle, and a cooperative style of judicialization is at the other extreme. Ultimately, throughout these rich and variegated experiences of judicialization, courts' adjudication of right-to-health claims has sometimes reinforced ineffective or unequal arrangements, while at other times exhibiting potentially transformative capacities.
  • Digital
    Lola Romanucci-Ross and Laurence Tancredi.
    Digital : Springer2007
  • Digital
    Everaldo Montealegre.
    Digital2013
    In this dissertation I provide an empirically based account of the trajectory of right-to-health litigation in Colombia during the past twenty years (1991-2012). Focusing on several critical junctures of this trajectory and drawing from the results of multi sited fieldwork, I reconstruct how a set of stakeholders (policymakers, judges, litigants, activists and pharmaceutical companies) spurred the surge of right-to-health litigation in Colombia, which according to recent estimates is the highest among middle-income countries. Additionally, I explore how a set of structural judicial remedies handed down by the Colombian Constitutional Court in 2008--ruling T-760/08--addressed the institutional determinants of the surge of right-to-health litigation and nudged policymakers in the direction of health-care reform.
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    Digital : WHO2010
    Print2010

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