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The Canadian Law of Consent to Treatment, 3rd Edition

Consent to treatment is the most hotly debated medical issue in the world. The purpose of this book is to anticipate the possibility of a breakdown - and to provide solutions to what could otherwise be a legal and risk management nightmare.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433441717

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Endorsed by the Canadian Health Information Management Association

Consent to treatment is the most hotly debated medicalissue in the world. The entire patient-provider relationship rests on it. The purpose of this book is to anticipate the possibility of a breakdown - and to provide solutions to what could otherwise be a legal and risk management nightmare.

Features of the 3rd edition include:
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of issues affecting Canadian consent to treatment including: criteria for valid consent; when consent is not required; issues with respect to consent and reproduction, human research and tissue donation; determining capacity; refusing consent; documenting consent and preventative measures that can be used to avert litigation
  • Coverage of current legislation and initiatives - provincial legislation passed since the last edition, such as the Health Care Consent Act of Ontario and the "Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Human Subjects"
  • Risk management recommendations and techniques - specifically laid out in each chapter
  • Practical - features new and revised prototype policies&; procedures


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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Consent as a Process
Chapter 2: Obtaining Consent in Exceptional Circumstances
Chapter 3: Consent, Reproduction and Sexuality
Chapter 4: Consent of the Mentally Disabled
Chapter 5: Children, Adolescents and Consent
Chapter 6: Human Research and Experimentation
Chapter 7: Human Tissue and Organ Donations
Chapter 8: The Right to Refuse Treatment
Chapter 9: Documenting Consent
Chapter 10: Consent Litigation
Chapter 11: Practical Solutions and Risk Management
Appendices
Index