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Medical rights, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor

Label
Medical rights
Title
Medical rights
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Essays use specific court cases to discuss the laws regarding the intersection of individual medical rights and public health in the United States
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292957
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
344.7304/1
Index
index present
LC call number
KF3821
LC item number
.M398 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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FlfeMDea3Is
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True
Series statement
Issues on trial
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Medical rights, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0822/2008028527.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Denying adults the right to refuse to comply with public health laws. Case overview : Henning Jacobson v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1905) ; The Court's decision : public health considerations outweigh the right to personal liberty / John Marshall Harlan ; The Court failed to give due consideration to the risks of vaccination / Stan Lippmann ; Jacobson set the standards under which public health laws are constitutionally permissible / Lawrence O. Gostin ; The basis for balancing between public health needs and constitutional liberties has changed since Jacobson / Wendy K. Mariner, George J. Annas, and Leonard H. Glantz ; The Jacobson ruling would not permit compulsory smallpox vaccination as a defense against bioterrorism / Andrew B. Zoltan -- Affirming the right of competent adults to refuse medical treatment. Case overview : Cruzan, by Her Parents and Co-guardians v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990) ; The Court's decision : evidence of an incompetent patient's wishes may be required for termination of life-sustaining treatment / William Rehnquist ; Concurring opinion : preventing suicide by force has always been legal ; Antonin Scalia ; Dissenting opinion : the right to reject medical intervention should not be lost if a person becomes incompetent / William J. Brennan ; The rights of the State should not have prevailed over those of the patient / George J. Annas ; The Supreme Court set a legal precedent for the right to refuse medical treatment / S. Elizabeth Wilborn Malloy -- Establishing the right of mentally ill defendants to refuse medication. Case overview : Charles Thomas Sell v. United States (2003) ; The Court's decision : mentally ill defendants cannot be medicated against their will solely to enable them to stand trial / Stephen Breyer ; Dissenting opinion : the Sell ruling will allow criminal defendants to disrupt trials already in progress / Antonin Scalia ; The Sell ruling did no go far enough in protecting the constitutional liberty of mentally ill defendants / John R. Hayes ; The Sell ruling will result in major changes in how involuntary medication of mentally ill defendants is handled / Brett Trowbridge ; The Sell ruling will have little effect because defendants can still be forcibly medicated if called dangerous / Kelly Hilgers and Paula Ramer -- Denying the right of terminally ill persons to use experimental drugs. Case overview : Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs v. Andrew von Eschenbach (2007) ; The Circuit Court's decision : terminally ill patients do not have a constitutional right to use unapproved drugs / Thomas B. Griffith ; Dissenting opinion : liberty to use potentially lifesaving medications is required by the constitutionally protected right to life / Judith Ann Wilson Rogers ; Allowing terminally ill patients to use unproven drugs would hinter the clinical trial process / Ralph W. Moss ; Giving terminally ill patients access to unapproved drugs would lead to marketing of harmful ones / Shira Bender, Lauren Flicker, and Rosamond Rhodes ; The Constitution was written to protect liberty, not Federal regulatory schemes / Rober Pilon
Control code
17795679
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780737741797
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn192079790
Label
Medical rights, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0822/2008028527.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Denying adults the right to refuse to comply with public health laws. Case overview : Henning Jacobson v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1905) ; The Court's decision : public health considerations outweigh the right to personal liberty / John Marshall Harlan ; The Court failed to give due consideration to the risks of vaccination / Stan Lippmann ; Jacobson set the standards under which public health laws are constitutionally permissible / Lawrence O. Gostin ; The basis for balancing between public health needs and constitutional liberties has changed since Jacobson / Wendy K. Mariner, George J. Annas, and Leonard H. Glantz ; The Jacobson ruling would not permit compulsory smallpox vaccination as a defense against bioterrorism / Andrew B. Zoltan -- Affirming the right of competent adults to refuse medical treatment. Case overview : Cruzan, by Her Parents and Co-guardians v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990) ; The Court's decision : evidence of an incompetent patient's wishes may be required for termination of life-sustaining treatment / William Rehnquist ; Concurring opinion : preventing suicide by force has always been legal ; Antonin Scalia ; Dissenting opinion : the right to reject medical intervention should not be lost if a person becomes incompetent / William J. Brennan ; The rights of the State should not have prevailed over those of the patient / George J. Annas ; The Supreme Court set a legal precedent for the right to refuse medical treatment / S. Elizabeth Wilborn Malloy -- Establishing the right of mentally ill defendants to refuse medication. Case overview : Charles Thomas Sell v. United States (2003) ; The Court's decision : mentally ill defendants cannot be medicated against their will solely to enable them to stand trial / Stephen Breyer ; Dissenting opinion : the Sell ruling will allow criminal defendants to disrupt trials already in progress / Antonin Scalia ; The Sell ruling did no go far enough in protecting the constitutional liberty of mentally ill defendants / John R. Hayes ; The Sell ruling will result in major changes in how involuntary medication of mentally ill defendants is handled / Brett Trowbridge ; The Sell ruling will have little effect because defendants can still be forcibly medicated if called dangerous / Kelly Hilgers and Paula Ramer -- Denying the right of terminally ill persons to use experimental drugs. Case overview : Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs v. Andrew von Eschenbach (2007) ; The Circuit Court's decision : terminally ill patients do not have a constitutional right to use unapproved drugs / Thomas B. Griffith ; Dissenting opinion : liberty to use potentially lifesaving medications is required by the constitutionally protected right to life / Judith Ann Wilson Rogers ; Allowing terminally ill patients to use unproven drugs would hinter the clinical trial process / Ralph W. Moss ; Giving terminally ill patients access to unapproved drugs would lead to marketing of harmful ones / Shira Bender, Lauren Flicker, and Rosamond Rhodes ; The Constitution was written to protect liberty, not Federal regulatory schemes / Rober Pilon
Control code
17795679
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780737741797
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008028527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn192079790

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