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:
Each monograph follows the outline below.
The Authors. Table of Contents. Preface.
General Introduction. Selected Bibliography.
Part I: The Medical Profession.
1. Access to the Medical Profession.
2. The Practice of Medicine.
3. Illegal Practice of Medicine.
4. Control over the Practice of Medicine.
Part II: The Physician-Patient Relationship.
1. General Description.
2. The Physician-Patient Relationship in Specific Terms.
3. Specific Activities.
Part III: The Physician and the Health Care System.
1. Collegial Relationships.
2. Relationship with Other Health Care Providers.
3. Relationship with Health Care Institutions.