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Includes bibliographical references (pages -282) and index.
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Introduction: human rights in healthcare A right to treatment? the allocation of resouces in the National Health Service Ensuring quality healthcare: an issue of rights or duties? Autonomy and consent in medical treatment Treating incompetent patients: beneficence, welfare and rights Medical confidentiality and the right to privacy Property right in the body Medically assisted conception and a right to reproduce? Termination of pregnancy: a conflict of rights Pregnancy and freedom of choice The right to life at the end of life The law and ethics of assisted dying: is there a right to die?