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The Rights of Patients

The Basic ACLU Guide to Patient Rights

  • Authors
  • George J. Annas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. George J. Annas
    Pages 1-16
  3. George J. Annas
    Pages 17-33
  4. George J. Annas
    Pages 34-49
  5. George J. Annas
    Pages 50-66
  6. George J. Annas
    Pages 67-82
  7. George J. Annas
    Pages 83-103
  8. George J. Annas
    Pages 104-119
  9. George J. Annas
    Pages 120-140
  10. George J. Annas
    Pages 141-159
  11. George J. Annas
    Pages 160-174
  12. George J. Annas
    Pages 175-195
  13. George J. Annas
    Pages 196-225
  14. George J. Annas
    Pages 226-238
  15. George J. Annas
    Pages 239-257
  16. George J. Annas
    Pages 258-274
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 275-315

About this book

Introduction

George Annas, America's leading proponent of patient rights, spells them out for you in this revised, up-to-date edition of his groundbreaking classic. Thorough, comprehensive, and easy to follow-using a question-and-answer format in much of the text-The Rights of Patients explores all aspects of becoming an informed patient: • hospital organization • hospital rules • emergency treatment • admission and discharge • the patient rights movement • informed consent • surgery • obstetrical care • human experimentation and research • privacy and confidentiality • care of the dying • death, autopsy, and organ donation • medical malpractice.

Keywords

confidentiality death emergency medicine hospital surgery

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0397-1
  • Copyright Information George J. Annas and the American Civil Liberties Union 1992
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-6743-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-0397-1
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