The Autonomy of Others: Reflections on the Rise and Rise of Patient Choice in Contemporary Medical Law

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The author, Laurie, provides an account of the writings of Professor (Emiritus) of Forensic Medicine and Honorary Fellow, Professor J Kenyon Mason. In this chapter, an extract from Professor Mason's Festschrift, Laurie focusses specifically on Mason's writings on personal autonomy within the field of Medical Law. It draws on a retrospective of cases, of significance in Mason's writings, and considers what the implications are for the future of medical law.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication'First Do No Harm'
Subtitle of host publicationLaw, Ethics and Healthcare
PublisherAshgate Publishing
Pages131-49
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9780754626145
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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