Health Law Research Guide
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United States Code Title 21, 24, 42
2nd Floor Stacks
Louisiana Statutory Law
West's Louisiana Statutes Annotated La. R.S. 40
Main Reading Room
Reams, Bernard D. Health Care Reform, 1993-1994: The American Experience: Clinton and Congress-- Law, Policy, and Economics: A Legislative History of the Health Security Act of 1993 with Related Materials. Buffalo, N.Y: William S. Hein, 1996.
KF3605 .A25 1996
Reams, Bernard D. The Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986: A Legislative History of Pub. L. No. 99-660. Buffalo, N.Y.: W.S. Hein, 1990.
KF3827.P7 A3 1990B
United States Food and Drug Administration. A Legislative History of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and its Amendments. Rockville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Food and Drug Administration, 1979.
Documents Dept. Microform-- KF42.2 1997 Hein no. 054
Also available online at Hein Online
The Library of Congress’ website on legislative information http://thomas.loc.gov contains full text of:
Bills (101st Congress forward)
Public Laws (93rd Congress forward)
Reports (104th Congress forward)
Congressional Record (101st Congress forward)
House Committee Hearing Transcripts (105th Congress forward)
BNA's Health Law Reporter [electronic resource] Washington, DC: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. 1992-
BNA All access available from LSU Law Center computers.
Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter. Washington, D.C: American Bar Association Commission on the Mentally Disabled, 1984-
JOURNALS-- K13 .E58
Occupational Safety & Health Cases. Washington DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 1974-
Federal Register 2nd Floor Federal Material
4th Floor Government Documents
Code of Federal Regulations, Sections of Titles 15, 21, 24, 42:
2nd Floor Federal Material
4th Floor Government Documents
Lexis: Legal > Areas of Law-By Topic > Healthcare > Administrative Materials> Federal Administrative Materials
Westlaw: Directory > Topical Practice Areas > Health & Medicine. This link will lead to the following useful Westlaw databases: Health and Human Services Decisions (FHTHHHS), FDA Enforcement Report (FHTH-FDA), Health Care Financing Administration Buildings (FHTH-HCFA), National Disability Law Reporter (NDLRPTR), Provider Reimbursement Review Board Hearing & Appeals Decisions (FHTH-PRRB)
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) http://www.acf.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) http://www.ahrq.gov/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly Health Care Financing Administration) http://cms.hhs.gov/
Department of Health and Human Services http://www.dhhs.gov/
Food and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov/
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) http://www.hrsa.gov/
National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
National Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov/
National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov
Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/
General Treatises and Guides
Annas, George J. American Bioethics: Crossing Human Rights and Health Law Boundaries. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004.
K3240 .A56 2004
Iltis, Ana Smith. Legal Perspectives in Bioethics. New York, NY: Routledge, 2008.
KF3821 .L445 2008
Kass, Leon. Life, Liberty, and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics. 1st ed. San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2002. QH332 .K37 2004 Manson, Neil C. Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
K3611.I5 M36 2007
Murphy, Timothy F. Case Studies in Biomedical Research Ethics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.
R724 .M876 2004
Plomer, Aurora. The Law and Ethics of Medical Research: International Bioethics and Human Rights. Portland, OR: Cavendish, 2005.
R853.H8 P56 2005
Schaller, Barry R. Understanding Bioethics and the Law: The Promises and Perils of the Brave New World of Biotechnology. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008.
KF3821 .S33 2008
Spielman, Bethany. Bioethics in Law. Totowa, N.J.: Humana Press, 2007.
KF3821 .S687 2007
Food and Drug
Abood, Richard R. Pharmacy Practice and the Law. 4th ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005.
KF2915.P4 A26 2004
Government Institutes Research Group. Food and Drug Dictionary: Official Regulatory Terms. Rockville, MD.: ABS Consulting Government Institutes, 2003
KF3867.5 .G68 2003
Hilts, Philip J. Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
RA11 .H54 2003
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of the US Drug Safety System. The Future of Drug Safety: Promoting and Protecting the Health of the Public. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2007.
RA401.A3 .I568 2007
Levenson, Barry M. Habeas Codfish: Reflections on Food and the Law. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.
KF3875.A7 L48 2001
O'Donnell, James, Pharm. D. Drug Injury: Liability, Analysis, and Prevention. 2nd ed. Tucson, AZ.: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., 2005.
KF1297.D7 O36 2005
Pines, Wayne L. FDA: A Century of Consumer Protection. Washington, D.C.: Food and Drug Law Institute, 2006.
KF3871 .F33 2006
Bradley, Frederick W. Medical Malpractice: Keys to Pretrial Success. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 2008.
KFL326.3 .M43 2008
Bruno, Christopher J. Handling Medical Negligence Claims. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 2007.
KFL196.2.Z9 H36 2007
Grimley, William D. Successful Medical Malpractice Suits. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 2007.
KFL326.3 .S83 2007
Grimley, William D. Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues in Louisiana. Eau Claire, WI: National Business Institute, 2007.
KFL326.3 .T42 2007
Pozgar, George D. Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration 9th ed. Sudbury, MA.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2004.
KF3821 .P69 2004
Sage, William M. Medical Malpractice and the U.S. Health Care System Cambridge [England]: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
KF2905.3 .M4393 2006
American Journal of Bioethics (Online)
American Journal of Law & Medicine
JOURNALS-- K1 .M455
Annals of Health Law
JOURNALS-- K1 .N53
Biopolicy Journal (Online) http://www.bioline.org.br/py
Health Ethics Today (Online) http://www.ualberta.ca/BIOETHICS/page2.html
Health Law Journal [electronic resource]
The Health Lawyer [electronic resource]
Indiana Health Law Review
JOURNALS-- K9 .N24
Journal of Health & Biomedical Law (Print)
Also found in WestLaw
JOURNALS-- K10 .O86532
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics [electronic resource]: A Journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics http://ezproxy.law.lsu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/direct.asp?db=a9h&jid= JME&scope=site
The Journal of Legal Medicine [electronic resource]
Journal of Mental Health Law (Online)
Medical Law International [electronic resource]
Medical Law Review [electronic resource]
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 5,500 scholarly publications, indexing and abstracting over 9,300 journals, and with coverage as far back as 1865; available through EBSCOhost.
CCH Health and Human Resources Total Connect
Includes legal materials on human resources management, payroll, pension & benefits, employment law, safety/OSHA & worker's compensation, health law and food & drug. Access available on LSU Law Center computers.
Includes CINAHL Plus with Full Text and pre-CINAHL. Indexes nursing, consumer health, health sciences librarianship, chiropractic, and health services administration literature; available through EBSCOhost.
Health Source: Nursing and Academic Edition
Provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Legal> Area of Law- By Topic > Health Care Legal> Area of Law- By Topic > Medical Legal> Area of Law- By Topic > Medical Malpractice
Includes citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical iterature, produced by the National Library of Medicine.
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. After entering a search, display Abstract or Citation to get "LinkSource" linkage to full text when available.
Directory > Topical Practice Areas > Health and Medicine
Web Sites of Interest (Last Visited 3/12/09)
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Findlaw Legal Subjects: Health Law
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
Health Law Section of the American Bar Association
National Institutes of Health