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A handbook on medical ethics and law in Malaysia

Alwi, Zilfalil and Zawawi, Majdah (2021) A handbook on medical ethics and law in Malaysia. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang. ISBN 978-967-461-607-6

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A Handbook on Medical Ethics and Law in Malaysia is an essential read for medical students in particular and serves as a constant guide for medical doctors as well as healthcare professionals in general. It will also be of interest for law students and lawyers who want to have a closer look at the relationship between medicine, ethics and law. This Handbook succinctly highlights the primary expectations that all patients have towards their medical doctors. It helps students grasp the meaning of fiduciary duty and the various ethical principles and legal principles that relate to it. The Handbook also provides case studies and court decisions that will help students, medical doctors and all health professionals alike in better understanding the application of these ethical and legal principles to difficult real life situations. This Handbook is indeed a must have for medical students and doctors as well as anyone interested in the interface between medicine, ethics and the law.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Development of Medical ethics. interface between ethics and law, consent to treatment, medical confidentiality, pre-natal diagnosis, biobanking of human biological materials
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Majdah Zawawi
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2021 14:16
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2021 14:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/93436

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