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International Encyclopedia for Medical Law: Ghana

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Publication date1/04/2014
Place of PublicationAlphen aan den Rijn
PublisherKluwer Law International
Number of pages131
ISBN (print)9789065449436
<mark>Original language</mark>English


After a general introduction, the book systematically describes law related to the medical profession, proceeding from training, licensing, and other aspects of access to the profession, through disciplinary and professional liability and medical ethics considerations and quality assurance, to such aspects of the physician-patient relationship as rights and duties of physicians and patients, consent, privacy, and access to medical records. Also covered are specific issues such as organ transplants, human medical research, abortion, and euthanasia, as well as matters dealing with the physician in relation to other health care providers, health care insurance, and the health care system.