TITLE

PROMISES AND PITFALLS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE SHIFTING CONSTITUTIONAL INTERESTS INVOLVED IN THE CONTEXT OF DEMANDING A RIGHT TO TREATMENT IN HEALTH CARE

AUTHOR(S)
Gomez, Paul A.
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2000, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p361
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the constitutional interests involved in the context of demanding a right to treatment in health care in the United States. Discussion on the treatment of patient autonomy in the context of refusal of unwanted medical treatment; Extent to which patients do wish to be charged with ultimate responsibility for their own medical treatment decisions; Role of rationality in health care decision making from the perspectives of the patient and provider.
ACCESSION #
3814269

 

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