Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Law: A Relational Challenge by Alasdair Maclean, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Law: A Relational Challenge

Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Law: A Relational Challenge

by Alasdair Maclean
     
 

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Alasdair Maclean analyses the ethical basis for consent to medical treatment, providing both an extensive reconsideration of the ethical issues and a detailed examination of English law. Importantly, the analysis is given a context by situating consent at the centre of the healthcare professional-patient relationship. This allows the development of a relational model

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Alasdair Maclean analyses the ethical basis for consent to medical treatment, providing both an extensive reconsideration of the ethical issues and a detailed examination of English law. Importantly, the analysis is given a context by situating consent at the centre of the healthcare professional-patient relationship. This allows the development of a relational model that balances the agency of the two parties with their obligations that arise from that relationship. That relational model is then used to critique the current legal regulation of consent. To conclude, Alasdair Maclean considers the future development of the law and contrasts the model of relational consent with Neil Manson and Onora O'Neill's recent proposal for a model of genuine consent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780511738005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/12/2009
Series:
Cambridge Law, Medicine and Ethics , #8
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
744 KB

Meet the Author

Having qualified in medicine and worked clinically in both England and New Zealand, Alasdair Maclean studied law and became a lecturer in medical law at the University of Glasgow. He is now a senior lecturer at the University of Dundee.

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