Death in denial

TitleDeath in denial
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsGuiles, RM, Appelbaum, PS
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume27
Issue6
Pagination24
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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