George Annas, America's leading proponent of patient rights, spells them out for you in this revised, up-to-date edition of his groundbreaking classic. Thorough, comprehensive, and easy to follow-using a question-and-answer format in much of the text-The Rights of Patients explores all aspects of becoming an informed patient: * hospital organization * hospital rules * emergency treatment * admission and discharge * the patient rights movement * informed consent * surgery * obstetrical care * human experimentation and research * privacy and confidentiality * care of the dying * death, autopsy, and organ donation * medical malpractice.
Publisher: Humana Press Inc. ISBN: 9780896031821 Number of pages: 315 Weight: 647 g Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 19 mm Edition: 2nd ed. 1992
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