Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Written By James L. Bernat
Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Publsiher : Newnes
  • Release : 09 January 2014
  • ISBN : 0444535047
  • Pages : 472 pages
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Download or read book entitled Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology by author: James L. Bernat which was release on 09 January 2014 and published by Newnes with total page 472 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Advances in our understanding of the brain and rapid advances in the medical practice of neurology are creating questions and concerns from an ethical and legal perspective. Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology provides a detailed review of various general aspects of neuroethics, and contains chapters dealing with a vast array of specific issues such as the role of religion, the ethics of invasive neuroscience research, and the impact of potential misconduct in neurologic practice. The book focuses particular attention on problems related to palliative care, euthanasia, dementia, and neurogenetic disorders, and concludes with examinations of consciousness, personal identity, and the definition of death. This volume focuses on practices not only in North America but also in Europe and the developing world. It is a useful resource for all neuroscience and neurology professionals, researchers, students, scholars, practicing clinical neurologists, mental health professionals, and psychiatrists. A comprehensive introduction and reference on neuroethics Includes coverage of how best to understand the ethics and legal aspects of dementia, palliative care, euthanasia and neurogenetic disorders Brings clarity to issues regarding ethics and legal responsibilities in the age of rapidly evolving brain science and related clinical practice

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : James L. Bernat,Richard Beresford
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Advances in our understanding of the brain and rapid advances in the medical practice of neurology are creating questions and concerns from an ethical and legal perspective. Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology provides a detailed review of various general aspects of neuroethics, and contains chapters dealing with a vast ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Marie-Aurélie Bruno,Steven Laureys,Athena Demertzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Patients in coma, vegetative state/unresponsive wakefulness syndrome, and in minimally conscious states pose medical, scientific, and ethical challenges. As patients with disorders of consciousness are by definition unable to communicate, the assessment of pain, quality of life, and end-of-life preferences in these conditions can only be approached by adopting ...

Ethical Issues in Neurology

Ethical Issues in Neurology
  • Author : James L. Bernat
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Written by an eminent authority from the American Academy of Neurology's Committee on Ethics, Law, and Humanities, this book is an excellent text for all clinicians interested in ethical decision-making. The book features outstanding presentations on dying and palliative care, physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia, medical futility, and the ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Eric Racine,Emily Bell,Michael Shevell
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Neurodevelopmental disabilities, like autism spectrum disorders and cerebral palsy are a common health problem in children. Given the impact of these conditions on children, families, and healthcare and social systems, the care of developmentally challenged children raises questions related to values and ethical principles. We review the common features of ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Ralf J. Jox,Ruth J. Horn,Richard Huxtable
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : End-of-life care practices and attitudes in Europe are highly diverse, which is unsurprising given the variety of cultural and religious patterns across this region. The most marked differences are in the legal and ethical stances towards assisted dying, although there are also variations in limitation of life-sustaining treatment and the ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Adam Zeman,Jan Adriaan Coebergh
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Consciousness is a fundamentally important neurological capacity which is also of great relevance to ethical thinking and decision-making. The scientific basis of consciousness, and the philosophical questions raised by scientific discoveries about consciousness, have both attracted intense interest over recent decades. This chapter provides a wide-ranging review of the topic. ...

Ethics and Law for Neurosciences Clinicians

Ethics and Law for Neurosciences Clinicians
  • Author : James E Szalados
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-04
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : The brain represents the final frontier in medical sciences. Clinical neurosciences include the subspecialties of neurology, neurosurgery, neuro-imaging, cerebrovascular interventional specialties, neurocritical care, and the allied specialties in pharmacy and nursing. The first lens through which we see our patients is the clinical perspective; however, the complexity of neurosciences and ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Lois Margaret Nora
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : There is dynamic interplay between the disciplines of law and ethics, and the result is often laws and regulation that impact the practice of clinical neurology. This chapter explores how the disciplines of law and ethics inform and intersect with each other, and how resulting law impacts the everyday work ...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology

Ethical and Legal Issues in Neurology
  • Author : Paul J. Ford,Abhishek Deshpande
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : A clear understanding of distinctions and definitions is necessary before determining which types of surgically invasive neuroscience research should be permitted and how the experimental protocols can properly be undertaken. A failure to clarify the ethical distinctions in invasive neuroscience research hinders attempts at ethical analysis and guidance. At least ...

Neuroethics

Neuroethics
  • Author : Judy Illes,Professor of Neurology Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics and Director of the National Core for Neuroethics Judy Illes
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 329
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Recent advances in the brain sciences have dramatically improved our understanding of brain function. As we find out more and more about what makes us tick, we must stop and consider the ethical implications of this new found knowledge. Will having a new biology of the brain through imaging make ...

Neuroethics in Practice

Neuroethics in Practice
  • Author : Anjan Chatterjee,Martha J. Farah
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-17
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : This book explores relevant questions within this multi-faceted and rapidly growing field, and will help to define and foster scholarship within the intersection of neuroethics and clinical neuroscience....

The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing

The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing
  • Author : Joanne V. Hickey
  • Publisher : Lippincott Raven
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 743
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : The Fourth Edition of this classic comprehensive reference continues to provide reliable clinical guidance for neurological and neurosurgical nursing. A wide range of clinical topics is presented, including neuroanatomy, physiology, neurological assessment, diagnostic evaluation and specific disorders such as trauma, stroke, tumors, aneurysms, headaches, seizures, infections, and degenerative diseases of ...

Neurology and the Law

Neurology and the Law
  • Author : H. Richard Beresford
  • Publisher : F A Davis Company
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 188
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : Dr. Beresford's text provides an excellent source for neurologists and neurosurgeons to gain a better understanding of the legal process. This book will also help them avoid some of the legal pitfalls that physicians encounter during infrequent courtroom appearances. The text reviews importantneurologic malpractice judgments. It also covers medical ethical ...

Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry
  • Author : Niruj Agrawal,Rafey Faruqui,Mayur Bodani
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : New from Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry, the Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry bridges the gap between general psychiatric textbooks and reference texts in neuropsychiatry. Divided into four sections, it covers core knowledge and skills for practice in all psychiatric disciplines, with key information for training in neuropsychiatry....

The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics

The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics
  • Author : L. Syd M. Johnson,Karen S. Rommelfanger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 0444535047
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Summary : The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics offers the reader an informed view of how the brain sciences are being used to approach, understand, and reinvigorate traditional philosophical questions, as well as how those questions, with the grounding influence of neuroscience, are being revisited beyond clinical and research domains. It also examines ...