Human rights and healthcare / Elizabeth Wicks.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2007.
xxi, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: human rights in healthcare A right to treatment? the allocation of resources 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 rights 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?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -282) and index.