The Rights of Patients: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients, Third Edition (ACLU Handbook #1) (Paperback)

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Now in its third edition, The Rights of Patients offers fully documented exposition and explanation of the rights of patients from birth to death. This concise reference covers topics such as informed consent, emergency treatment, refusing treatment, human experimentation, privacy and confidentiality, patient safety, and medical malpractice.

The Rights of Patients is an invaluable resource not only for patients and their families but also for physicians, hospital administrators, medical and nursing students, and other health care workers.

About the Author


George J. Annas is the Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health and chair of the Health Law Department. He is also a professor at the Boston University School of Law and the Boston University School of Medicine.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780814705032
ISBN-10: 0814705030
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 2004
Pages: 387
Language: English
Series: ACLU Handbook