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  • ...w has gradually been supplanted by one promoting patient autonomy, whereby patients and doctors share the decision-making responsibility. Consequently doctor-p Consent, particularly informed consent, is the cornerstone of patients' rights. Consent is based on the inviolability of one's person. It means th
    37 KB (5,823 words) - 14:51, 24 February 2010

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  • ... access to health care facilities and the avoidance of potential trauma to patients that could result from confrontational protests. In addition, the statute d
    57 KB (8,720 words) - 15:50, 1 July 2010
  • ...d patients they see, and one-quarter of them refuse to accept any Medicaid patients.</p>
    10 KB (1,543 words) - 07:45, 2 December 2009
  • ...ence, "There are too many frivolous lawsuits against good doctors, and the patients are paying the price." The president cited the fact that the federal govern ... that such reforms protect insurance companies and physicians, and not the patients. Trial attorneys point the finger at the insurance companies. They claim th
    8 KB (1,257 words) - 08:02, 16 March 2011
  • ...are also pays for home health services and hospice care for terminally ill patients. ...ory tests, and other services. Doctors are not required to accept Medicare patients, but almost all do. Payments may not be made for routine physical checkups,
    11 KB (1,690 words) - 09:05, 30 April 2010
  • ...><li> [[Organ Donation Law]]</li><li> [[Organ Transplantation]]</li><li> [[Patients' Rights]]</li><li> [[Slavery]]</li><li> [[Surrogate Motherhood]]</li></ul>
    4 KB (670 words) - 07:51, 2 December 2009
  • ...d in tonics, such as the mixture that became known as Coca-Cola. Moreover, patients, including those of Sigmund Freud, were treated for depression with cocaine
    8 KB (1,278 words) - 15:31, 28 May 2014
  • ...e greater care, and the employment of technologies that extend the life of patients, which generally results in greater spending. Insurance costs have likewise ...mitations on how much physicians and other specialists can charge to their patients. However, many critics of the current system, including organizations compo
    9 KB (1,406 words) - 08:38, 16 March 2010
  • ...ively supported efforts to legalize the medical use of marijuana for those patients suffering from serious illnesses and medical conditions, including glaucoma
    3 KB (515 words) - 07:56, 2 December 2009
  • ...k Kevorkian|Jack kevorkian]]</span>, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that patients have no due process right to physician-assisted suicide (''People v. Kevork
    26 KB (3,936 words) - 13:59, 8 January 2010
  • ...budsperson, and more than 4000 hospitals offered ombudsperson services for patients. Many small businesses also have an office that handles client or citizen c
    8 KB (1,256 words) - 14:03, 16 August 2010
  • ...ess, however, has led to an undersupply of organs for the estimated 30,000 patients each year who need a transplant. Laws have been enacted at the state and lo ... regulations would severely reduce the number of organs available to their patients. The plaintiffs alleged that the HHS lacked legislative authority to broade
    8 KB (1,296 words) - 08:07, 2 December 2009
  • ...uired to present the option of organ donation to critically ill or injured patients and their families. As a result, even if a person had a donor card, it migh
    10 KB (1,639 words) - 08:07, 2 December 2009
  • ...w has gradually been supplanted by one promoting patient autonomy, whereby patients and doctors share the decision-making responsibility. Consequently doctor-p Consent, particularly informed consent, is the cornerstone of patients' rights. Consent is based on the inviolability of one's person. It means th
    37 KB (5,823 words) - 14:51, 24 February 2010
  • ... utmost <span>[[Good Faith|good faith]]</span> and trust when dealing with patients. A confidential relationship exists between the parties: because a patient <p>Physicians and their patients have a contractual relationship. A request for an appointment will not suff
    22 KB (3,431 words) - 08:17, 2 December 2009
  • ...forbidden to exclude coverage for particular diseases. Caps have hurt AIDS patients because their treatment can be as expensive as that for cancer or other lif ...including the Rehabilitation Act, guarantee access to health care for AIDS patients, and courts have upheld that right. In the 1988 case of ''Doe v. Centinela
    30 KB (4,728 words) - 09:46, 15 July 2010
  • * increase proportion of newly diagnosed patients linked to clinical care within 3 months of HIV diagnosis from 65% to 85%; .../civil-rights/more-civil-rights-topics/hiv-discrimination-more/ HIV / AIDS Patients - Learn About the Law]
    6 KB (773 words) - 12:54, 15 July 2010
  • ... and education; and being an influential advocate for physicians and their patients. ...tates, a detailed document that addressed the obligations of physicians to patients and to each other and the duties of the profession to the public at large.
    4 KB (613 words) - 16:49, 9 December 2009
  • ... the power to set forth regulations regarding relations with employees and patients and access to the</p> ...milarly, standards concerning the type of personnel needed to care for the patients are usually set forth, but they must not be unreasonable.</p>
    11 KB (1,834 words) - 08:42, 2 December 2009
  • ... of items that might save the life or promote the well-being of a doctor's patients. Sanger had sought to challenge the Comstock Act by breaking it and sending
    10 KB (1,466 words) - 16:38, 24 February 2010
  • ...t of the superintendents of those institutions, "the best interests of the patients and of society" would be served by their being made incapable of producing ...vide equal protection, they argued, because it singled out "feeble-minded" patients at only certain state institutions identified in the statute, while having
    10 KB (1,463 words) - 12:59, 3 March 2011

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