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International Encyclopaedia of Laws Guide

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IEL Medical Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Medical Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 32 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in medical law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in medical law.  These monographs include a general introduction on medical law followed by specialized chapters on access to the medical profession, practice of medicine, control over the practice of medicine, the physician-patient relationship, and the physician and the health care system.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Author
List of Abbreviations
General Introduction
Chapter 1. The General Background of the Country
Chapter 2. General Description of the Health Care System
Chapter 3. Medical Law
Selected Bibliography
Part I. The Medical Profession
Chapter 1. Access to the Medical Profession
Chapter 2. Practice of Medicine
Chapter 3. Control over the Practice of Medicine
Part II. The Physician-Patient Relationship
Chapter 1. General Description
Chapter 2. The Physician-Patient Relationship in Specific
Chapter 3. Specific Activities
Part III. The Physician and the Health Care System
Chapter 1. Relations with Other Health Care Providers
Chapter 2. Relations with Health Care Provisions

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