List of cases.
Where to find legal cases online.
Medical Ethics Committee.
Preface to the third edition.
Introduction: Bridging the gap between theory and practice: the BMA’s approach to medical ethics.
1: The doctor-patient relationship.
2: Consent, choice and refusal: adults with capacity.
3: Treating adults who lack capacity.
4: Children and young people.
6: Health records.
7: Contraception, abortion, and birth.
8: Assisted reproduction.
10: Caring for patients at the end of life.
11: Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide.
12: Responsibilities after a patient’s death.
13: Prescribing and administering medication.
Chapter 14: Research and innovative treatment.
15: Emergency situations.
16: Doctors with dual obligations.
17: Providing treatment and care in detention settings.
18: Education and training.
19: Teamwork, referral, delegation and shared care.
20: Public health dimensions of medical practice.
21: Reducing risk, clinical error, and poor performance.
AppendixA: Hippocratic Oath.
Appendix B: Declaration of Geneva.
Appendix C: Declaration of a new doctor, as devised by Imperial College School of Medicine graduating year of 2001.