LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Medical Law, 2nd edition

Assists students to consolidate and apply their knowledge of medical law through practice and revision questions

Book :Paperback
AUD$ 79.00
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Release Date: July 24, 2020
ISBN/ISSN: 9780409351590

Product description

LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Medical Law is designed to facilitate both continuous review and preparation for assignments and examinations. This book provides a clear and concise revision guide for each of the major topics covered in the typical health law course. It provides an understanding of medical law in each Australian jurisdiction and gives a clear and systematic approach to analysing and answering problem and essay questions. Each chapter commences with an identification of the key issues, including a summary of the relevant cases and legislation. Each question is followed by a suggested answer plan, a sample answer and comments on how the answer might be assessed by an examiner. The author also offers advice on common errors to avoid and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.

The book covers a wide range of topics within the medical law area, including:

  • Consent to medical treatment
  • Medical negligence
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Issues at the beginning of life
  • End of life issues
  • Organ and tissue donation
  • Mental health law
  • Additional duties and obligations of health professionals


  • Summary of key issues
  • Questions with answer guide, model answer, examiners comments and common answers to avoid
  • Helps students revise key areas before attempting problem questions
  • Assist students with effective study and exam preparation

Related Titles

  • Allan & Blake, Australian Health Law, 2018
  • Madden & McIlwraith, Australian Medical Liability, 3rd ed, 2017
  • Richards & Louise, Medical Law & Ethics: A Problem Based Approach, 2014

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Table of contents

Ch 1 Introduction

Ch 2 Consent to Treatment

Ch 3 Medical Negligence

Ch 4 Confidentiality and Privacy

Ch 5 Issues at the Beginning of Life

Ch 6 End of Life Issues

Ch 7 Organ and Tissue Donation

Ch 8 Mental Health Law

Ch 9 Additional duties and obligations of health professionals