Public health law and ethics a reader pdf

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public health law and ethics a reader pdf

Public Health Law and Ethics by Lawrence O. Gostin - Paperback - University of California Press

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Beyond the Data – Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns

Public health law and ethics

Edited by Lawrence O. The editor adopts this holistic perspective out of an appreciation for the limits of viewing public health from a strictly biological-epidemiological viewpoint. The anthology is intended for a broad audience, including scholars, practitioners, and the informed public in the fields of law, public health, medicine, nursing, and public administration. The content was chosen with a primary focus on practice, and can be combined with a companion volume that focuses on theory and methods. The material is timely, with classical readings included for background.

Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint, this reader can also be used as a stand-alone resource for students, practitioners, scholars,and teachers. It encompasses global issues that have changed the shape of public health in recent years including anthrax, SARS, pandemic flu, biosecurity, emergency preparedness, and the transition from infectious to chronic diseases caused by lifestyle changes in eating and physical activity. In addition to covering these new arenas, it includes discussion of classic legal and ethical tensions inherent to public health practice, such as how best to balance the police power of the state with individual autonomy. Lawrence O. Gostin is Associate Dean and the Linda D. Fox, Samuel L. Foundations of Public Health Law and Ethics 1.

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Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. - Now revised and expanded to cover today's most pressing health threats, Public Health Law and Ethics probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through an incisive selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and relevant court cases. Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint, this reader can also be used as a stand-alone resource for students, practitioners, scholars, and teachers.

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