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Medical Treatment and the Law: Issues of Consent

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ISBN13: 9780853085508
ISBN: 0853085501
New Edition ISBN: 9781846619953
Published: March 1999
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This introductory text describes the protection that can be given to minors and adults relating to medical treatment or its withdrawal, and is aimed at those advising in such disputes. It covers cases, living wills and proposed development of enduring powers of attorney to cover matters of medical welfare. Also included are tables of cases, statutes and statutory instruments.

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Medical Law
Part 1 General principles in relation to medical treatment and the law: medical treatment and consent; the ""best interests of the patient"" test; the doctor and the courts; the jurisdiction of the courts to intervene in relation to the medical treatment of adults and minors.
Part 2 Specific areas in relation to medical treatment and the law: the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment in relation to adults and minors; adult refusal of medical treatment; non-consensual treatment; medical treatment and the mentally ill; minors - consent or refusal or consent to medical treatment; advance statements or ""living wills""; medical treatment other than for purely medical reasons.