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Cardiologist Admits Research Misconduct
Court Allows Second Man the Right to Die
Court Rules Against Force Feeding
Failure to Warn
In Great Britain, two recent Court of Appeal decisions have clarified further the extent of the doctor's duty to inform a patient of the risks of a proposed medical or surgical procedure.
Compulsory Treatment in the Community for the Mentally Ill?
An issue of concern to Britain's mental health community is the problem of a discharged psychiatric patient who suffers a relapse and requires treatment, but who may not be ill enough to justify recommitment. Under ...
Sterilisation of Mentally Handicapped Girl Authorised
Dyer predicts that a decision by the House of Lords authorizing the contraceptive sterilization of a severely retarded 17-year-old girl called Jeannette may bring to court many similar cases that previously would have been ...