The Rights of Patients

The Rights of Patients

The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients, Third Edition

ACLU Handbook

by George J. Annas

Published by: NYU Press

387 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814705032
  • Published: November 2004



Now in its third edition, The Rights of Patients offers fully documented exposition and explanation of the rights of patients from birth to death. This concise reference covers topics such as informed consent, emergency treatment, refusing treatment, human experimentation, privacy and confidentiality, patient safety, and medical malpractice.
The Rights of Patients is an invaluable resource not only for patients and their families but also for physicians, hospital administrators, medical and nursing students, and other health care workers.