Rothstein, Mark A.
January 2004
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2004, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p213
Academic Journal
Focuses on the growth of health law and bioethics in the U.S. Major intellectual source of modern bioethics; Provision of reimbursement for health care; Details on the principles of informed consent, patient autonomy, and shared decision making.


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