Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, Summer

American Diagnostic Radiology Moves Offshore: Is This Field Riding the "Internet Wave" into a Regulatory Abyss?
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE SEA CHANGE BEGINS IN MEDICINE A. The Wave of Change Begins with Telecommunications B. Modern Medicine Catches the Wave into the Future III. DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY EXPERIENCES THE WAVE OF CHANGE ...
American Diagnostic Radiology Moves Offshore: Surfing the "Internet Wave" to Worldwide Access and Quality
I. INTRODUCTION II. MEDICAL CARE VIA THE INTERNET III. REGULATION FOR QUALITY IV. HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT V. IMPORTANCE OF ON-SITE RADIOLOGY VI. OFFSHORING AND OPTIMIZATION VII. CONCLUSION I. INTRODUCTION International reading of medical...
Federally Mandated Informed Consent: Has Government Gone Too Far?
I. INTRODUCTION II. ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF INFORMED CONSENT III. LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF INFORMED CONSENT LAWS IV. FEDERAL ABORTION LEGISLATION A. Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act B. Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2005 C. Potential...
Restricting Access to Unapproved Drugs: A Compelling Government Interest?
I. INTRODUCTION II. FDA DRUG APPROVAL PROCESS A. History B. The Clinical Trial System C. Expanded Access Programs 1. Treatment IND 2. Group C Treatment IND 3. Emergency Use IND 4. Parallel Track III....
Stunning Trends in Shocking Crimes: A Comprehensive Analysis of Taser Weapons
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. History B. Taser International C. Taser Mechanics D. Effects of Taser E. Medical Research and Findings III. USE-OF-FORCE GUIDELINES AND DEPLOYMENT POLICIES A. Use-of-Force...
The First Amendment and Diet Industry Advertising: How "Puffery" in Weight-Loss Advertisements Has Gone Too Far
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. Evolution of Commercial Speech and the First Amendment B. Evolution of the Diet Industry C. Regulatory Framework Governing the Diet Industry 1. Relationship Between the FDA and...
The Role of the Federal Government in Overseeing Medical Research
I. INTRODUCTION II. FEDERAL FUNDING OF MEDICAL RESEARCH A. Selecting the Medical Research To Fund B. Funding Acceptable Medical Research III. EMERGING AVENUES OF RESEARCH RAISE DIFFICULT QUESTIONS A. Determining What Is Acceptable ...