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International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine

Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making

Authors: Chan, Hui Yun

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  • Contains a timely introduction of fresh perspectives to the ethical framework on advance directives
  • Provides insightful integration of case law, literature and analysis, embodying the current state of debate on advance directives
  • Delivers interesting international approaches in responding to questions on advance directives
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About this book

This book offers a new perspective on advance directives through a combined legal, ethical and philosophical inquiry. In addition to making a significant and novel theoretical contribution to the field, the book has an interdisciplinary and international appeal. The book will help academics, healthcare professionals, legal practitioners and the educated reader to understand the challenges of creating and implementing advance directives, anticipate clinical realities, and preparing advance directives that reflect a higher degree of assurance in terms of implementation.

About the authors

Hui Yun Chan is a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Hertfordshire, UK.  She completed her PhD at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Chan's PhD thesis examined the legal and ethical challenges in implementing advance directives in medical treatment and proposed a supportive measure to address the complexities. In addition to teaching in Medical Law and Ethics, Law of Torts and research methods, Chan's research interest is in clinical ethics, medico-legal issues in end-of-life, health policy and emerging issues in public health. She has published on the subject of advance directives and reviewed books for Medical Law Review. 

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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eBook 63,06 €
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover 77,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-00975-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 77,99 €
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  • Due: November 1, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-13154-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making
Authors
Series Title
International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
Series Volume
76
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-00976-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-00976-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-00975-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-13154-8
Series ISSN
1567-8008
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 173
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