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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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A History and Theory of Informed Consent

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ISBN13: 9780195036862
ISBN: 0195036867
Published: May 1986
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £40.49

This is a Print On Demand Title.
The publisher will print a copy to fulfill your order. Books can take between 1 to 3 weeks. Looseleaf titles between 1 to 2 weeks.

A timely, authoritative discussion of an important clincial topic, this useful book outlines the history, function, nature and requirements of informed consent, focusing on patient autonomy as central to the concept. Primarily a philosophical analysis, the book also covers legal aspects, with chapters on disclosure, comprehension, and competence.

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Medical Law, Jurisprudence
PART I: Foundations
1. Foundations in Moral Theory
2. Foundations in Legal Theory

PART II: A History of Informed Consent
3. Pronouncement and Practice in Clinical Medicine
4. Consent and the Courts: The Emergence of the Legal Doctrine
5. The Development of Consent Requirements in Research Ethics
6. The Evolution of Federal Policy Governing Human Research

PART III: A Theory of Informed Consent
7. The Concept of Autonomy
8. The Concepts of Informed Consent and Competence
9. Understanding
10. Coercion, Manipulation, and Persuasion ;