Legal Aspects of PHS Medical Care, Volume 2

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U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Bureau of Medical Services, 1966 - 104 pages

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Page 29 - They sought to protect Americans in their beliefs, their thoughts, their emotions and their sensations. They conferred, as against the government, the right to be let alone - the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by civilized men.
Page 30 - McCoid, A Reappraisal of Liability for Unauthorized Medical Treatment, 41 Minn.
Page 31 - A physician violates his duty to his patient and subjects himself to liability if he withholds any facts which are necessary to form the basis of an intelligent consent by the patient to the proposed treatment.
Page 31 - He should neither exaggerate nor minimize the gravity of the patient's condition. He should assure himself that the patient or his friends have such knowledge of the patient's condition as will serve the best interests of the patient and the family.
Page 7 - ... based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a federal agency or an employee of the Government, whether or not the discretion involved be abused.
Page 82 - ... final conclusions on any subject considered by it may be prohibited by the Surgeon General. (c) The following types of Information in the records or possession of the Service are confidential and, subject to the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section, shall be disclosed only as necessary for the performance of the functions of the Service...
Page 84 - Response to subpoena or other compulsory process. If any officer or employee of the Service is sought to be required, by subpoena or other compulsory process, to produce records of the Service or to disclose any information described in...
Page 85 - Dec. 1, 1960] 1.108 Relation to other provisions of law. The provisions of this part are in addition to other applicable provisions of law or regulation and shall not be deemed to authorize or compel disclosure of information inconsistently with such other provisions. [21 FR 9805, Dec.
Page 33 - A minor may be emancipated for some purposes and not for others. The parent may authorize his minor child to make contracts of employment and collect and spend the money earned and still not emancipate him from parental custody and control.
Page 13 - This is based on the long-established rule that public officers are not liable for the negligence of their subordinates.

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