Patients' Rights

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The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World's Poorest Patients
Shah, Sonia
This is a review on the rise of drug companies as well as the difficulties of medical research ethics. Shaw states that companies make more money developing drugs to treat American heatburn than malar...
Client-Centered Therapy: Its current practice, implications and theory
Rogers, Carl R.
A presentation of nondirective and related points of view in counselling and therapy.
Client Rights in Psychotherapy and Counselling
A 48 page handbook of client rights and therapist responsibility. It has been developed by the Client Rights Project, a Toronto based non-profit community coalition between Feminist Advocates for Coun...
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A Gentle Death
Seguin, Marilynne
Explores the moral and legal implications of euthanasia. Offers advice on working with doctors and other health-care professionals, dealing with unresolved personal conflicts, involving family members...
Medical Privacy Under Threat in the Age of Big Data
Chideya, Farai
Medical privacy is a high-stakes game, in both human and financial terms, given the growing multibillion-dollar legal market for anonymized medical data. The threats to individuals seeking to protect ...
Patients' Rights Handbook
A document that outlines the list of rights held by patients and how to complain if those rights are being ignored.
Slave Wages Paid To Working Psychiatric Patients
This article claims that the mentally ill are working for as little as fifty cents an hour in sheltered workshops, provincial psychiatric hospitals and some private businesses in the Toronto area.

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Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today * Increases the influence of...

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Wellesley report sharply critical
Diemer, Ulli
The Wellesley Hospital has come in for strong criticism in a brief written by a group of local residents, and presented to the hospital May 13 [1977]. The brief documents numerous complaints about th...