The Rights of Patients The Basic ACLU Guide to Patient Rights

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...

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Main Author: Annas, George J.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana Press 1992, 1992
Edition:Second Edition
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Summary: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
Physical Description:XVI, 315 p online resource
ISBN:9781461203971