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A minor's health rights

Smith, Malcolm K. (2008) A minor's health rights. Lawyers Weekly, Nov(28).

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    Abstract

    This short article considers whether terminally ill adolescents have a right to refuse life sustaining treatment. The article is focused on the UK case of Hannah Jones which attracted a significant amount of media attention in 2008.

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    ID Code: 44080
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Keywords: minor's right to refuse, refusal of life saving treatment, minors' consent to medical treatment, consent to medical treatment, Hannah Jones
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > OTHER LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (189900) > Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified (189999)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
    Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
    Current > Schools > School of Law
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 LexisNexis
    Deposited On: 22 Aug 2011 08:12
    Last Modified: 22 Aug 2011 08:14

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