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Patient autonomy and responsibilities within the patient–doctor partnership: two sides of the same unequal coin?

Asim A. Sheikh

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter asks whether the language and idea of the doctor-patient partnership, which embraces the notion of patient autonomy, is one which also places responsibilities on patients as well as on ... More


Standards of Care and Medical Negligence

CHRISTOPHER NEWDICK

in Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter looks at the exceptional cases where something seems wrong between patients and clinicians. Few professions routinely face the risk of causing so much damage to those they serve, ... More


Threatening Behaviour? The Challenge Posed by Medical Negligence Claims

Linda Mulcahy

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the threat to the medical profession posed by medical negligence claims. It develops an important argument made by Dingwall that the threat of litigation is best understood in ... More


Corporate Manslaughter and Public Authorities

Jeremy Horder

in Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199561919
eISBN:
9780191743306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561919.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the offence of corporate manslaughter should have been made more fully applicable to public authorities such as the police and the army. It criticises scholarly neglect of ... More


Doctors in Court

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Doctors appearance in courts could be in three different situations: as an expert witness to support a medical opinion already secured or to explain a medical condition of a party or witness in ... More


Medicine and the Law

K. Kannan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book analyses various issues concerning the application of law to the field of medical practice, education, and research from a global perspective with particular focus on India. The volume, ... More


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