Rights of Patients The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients

ISBN-10: 0814705030

ISBN-13: 9780814705032

Edition: 3rd 2004

Authors: George J. Annas

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"The Rights of Patients is the Bible of patient rights." Charles Inlander, President of the People's Medical Society "In this remarkable book, the nation's foremost authority on health care law provides crucial advice for asserting your rights in the increasingly complex and uncaring medical bureaucracy. A must-read, this book provides a compassionate and workable blueprint for a healthy and just future for us all." Lori B. Andrews, Chicago-Kent Law School Now in its third edition,The Rights of Patientsoffers fully documented exposition and explanation of the rights of patients from birth to death. This concise reference covers topics such as informed consent, emergency treatment, refusing treatment, human experimentation, privacy and confidentiality, patient safety, and medical malpractice. The Rights of Patientsis an invaluable resource not only for patients and their families but also for physicians, hospital administrators, medical and nursing students, and other health care workers.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 387
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

George J. Annas is the Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health and chair of the Health Law Department. He is also a professor at the Boston University School of Law and the Boston University School of Medicine.

Introduction to the ACLU handbook series
Patient rights
The patient rights advocate
Reforming American medicine
Emergency medicine
Informed choice
Choices about surgery and children's care
Reproductive health
Medical records
Privacy and confidentiality
Care of the dying
Suffering, pain, and suicide
Death, organ donation, and autopsy
Patient safety and medical malpractice
Internet resources
Convention on human rights and biomedicine
Childbearing patient bills of rights
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