Death in denial

TitleDeath in denial
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsGuiles, RM, Appelbaum, PS
JournalHastings Center Report
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
Accession Number85584
Keywordsetc. , Informed , laws , Patients
AbstractDetails a case study concerning the issue of patients' rights and informed consent requirements. Efforts to preserve patients' rights; Apparent legal interest of the hospital and personnel involved; Fear of liability; Irrationality underlying a patient's actions; Minimal threshold for competence set by legal system.
NotesGuiles, Renee M. Appelbaum, Paul S.; Source Info: Nov/Dec97, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p24; Subject Term: PATIENTS -- Legal status, laws, etc.; Subject Term: INFORMED consent (Medical law); Number of Pages: 3p; Illustrations: 1 Black and White Photograph; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 1912
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