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Reasonable Care: Legal Perspectives on the Doctor-Patient Relationship Harvey Teff

Reasonable Care: Legal Perspectives on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Harvey Teff

Published October 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780198255789
Hardcover
304 pages
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Too often the policy in English law is, doctor knows best. This book challenges this view and argues for patient involvement in medical decision-making. It critically examines approaches based on the assertion of patients legal rights and concludesMoreToo often the policy in English law is, doctor knows best. This book challenges this view and argues for patient involvement in medical decision-making. It critically examines approaches based on the assertion of patients legal rights and concludes that a collaborative model is best suited to enhance both therapy and autonomy.