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Full Semester Notes Health Law and Ethics

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Full Semester Notes Health Law and Ethics - Intro to Law and Ethics, Consent, Negligence, Ethics

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Medical ethics Ethics Philosophy Autonomy Law Medical law Clinical research ethics Gillick competence Consent Child protection Nursing ethics Bioethics Liability Act
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It may either be prescriptive and/or punitive. a. Prescriptive law is a rule of conduct imposed by the authority of government, decided upon by a human being/(s) and imposes a relationship that does not naturally exist b. Punitive law is serving for, concerned with, or inflicting punishment. - Before settlement Australia’s owners were governed by customary law - a body of rules, values and traditions, which are accepted as establishing standards or procedures to be followed and upheld. - Following settlement Australia inherited England’s legal system, which is known as the common law system. This system has two main sources of law; a. Legislation created/enacted by Parliament – may be referred to as an act of Parliament, Statute or Legislation in which judges can...
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