Refusal of medical care: The strengths and weaknesses of giving consent

  title={Refusal of medical care: The strengths and weaknesses of giving consent},
  author={Pierre Hum and D. Boury and Thierry Danel and Lise Demailly and V. Dujardin and Claude Ethuin and François Lequin and F.-R. Pruvot and A Racine and Pj Valette and Sylvie Vandoolaeghe and Barbara Weil and St{\'e}phanie Weill},
  • Pierre Hum, D. Boury, +10 authors Stéphanie Weill
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • The act of giving consent plays a primordial role in the delivery of care as per-ceived from a clinical, legal or ethical standpoint. Recourse to psychiatric care measures theeffects even though psychiatry is not the only discipline concerned. Nevertheless, can it besaid that the concept of consent truly achieves its supposed ambitions? The notion of refusingcare sheds light on these varying problems. Indeed, refusing care is not simply an obstacle toreceiving care: what value can be granted to… CONTINUE READING

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