Informed consent : the review of the law of negligence and the utility of reference to NHMRC guidelines

Cockburn, Tina & Madden, Bill (2010) Informed consent : the review of the law of negligence and the utility of reference to NHMRC guidelines. Australian Civil Liability, 7(5), pp. 58-62.

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Abstract

Although rarely referred to in litigation in the years that have followed the Ipp Review Report, there may well be some merit in more frequent judicial reference to the NHMRC guidelines for medical practitioners on providing information to patients 2004.

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ID Code: 38261
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: negligence, medical negligence, tort , informed consent, autonomy
ISSN: 1326-8945
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2010 23:55
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2015 00:35

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