'This book is to help you understand the main ethical and legal details you need to know in order to practice medicine safely and well. Medical ethics is an inherently fascinating subject and throws up new issues every day. Good ethical thinking requires practice and application and there are essentials that are easy to grasp and learn quickly - this book will show you how. It contains short summaries with examples and guidance on your legal position of a series of core topics of medical ethics and law. Its aim is to give you some guides to effective safe and good clinical practice.' Richard Ashcroft Leverhulme Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics Imperial College Faculty of Medicine 'This book will be helpful to medical students and newly qualified doctors in understanding their ethical and legal obligations in medical practice. It demonstrates in page after page the centrality of medical ethics and law to medical practice and it succinctly explains each component of the core curriculum for medical ethics and law in medical education' Raanan Gillon Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics Imperial College London
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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