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Consent to Treatment

Jane Lynch Roger Neighbour



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Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
25 October 2010
MEDICO-LEGAL ESSENTIALS SERIES An understanding of the law and the way in which it impacts upon roles responsibilities and care is a vital component in everyday healthcare. The law of consent is particularly complex and its inadvertent misinterpretation misapplication or maladministration by health professionals has led to an increasing number of legal claims for compensation. This book explains the legal issues around consent to treatment in England and Wales simply and straightforwardly. It uses real-life examples to set out the professional obligations basic principles of consent and detailed information on each area enabling health professional to approach consent methodically and to ensure that it is validly obtained and recorded. For more information on other titles in this series please click here
By:   Jane Lynch, Roger Neighbour
Imprint:   Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   1st New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 171mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   590g
ISBN:   9781846192241
ISBN 10:   1846192242
Series:   Medico-Legal Essential
Pages:   244
Publication Date:   25 October 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Primary ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction to Consent * The Legal Process * Accountability * The Basic Principles of Consent * Scope of Consent * Refusing and withdrawing of consent * Relatives' Rights * Forms of Consent * Informed Consent * Documenting Consent Issues * Consent Children and young persons * Consent to video recordings and clinical photography * Consent and Removal of Tissue * Research and Innovative Treatment * Withholding and withdrawing treatment * Acting in an emergency * Capacity * Advance Decisions and Advance Statements * Custody - Consent for therapeutic and forensic intervention * Religious Beliefs * Applications to Court

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