Ethical and medico-legal issues

Pauline Handy MBE

Edited by Richard Pattman, K. Nathan Sankar, Babiker Elawad and David Ashley Price

in Oxford Handbook of Genitourinary Medicine, HIV, and Sexual Health

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199571666
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726392 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Ethical and 						medico-legal issues

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Introduction - Confidentiality - Consent - Consent: children - Sexual offences - Consent: specific issues - Intimate examinations and chaperones - HCP–patient relationship - Guidelines - Prescribing - Patient records - Electronic technology - Partner notification issues - Asylum seekers and refugees - Mental health patients - Prisoners - HIV-positive HCPs - Death - Writing statements and court appearances - Legislation pertinent to GUM

Chapter.  8356 words. 

Subjects: Genito-urinary Medicine

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