Search for dissertations about: "Anna-Sara Lind"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Anna-Sara Lind.

  1. 1. Assessing capacity to decide on medical treatment On human rights and the use of medical knowledge in the laws of England, Russia and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Yana Litins´ka; Anna-Sara Lind; Lena Wahlberg; Mette Hartlev; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; legal capacity; mental capacity; decision-making capacity; capacity assessment; medical treatment; consent; refusal; right to privacy; right to life; discrimination; right to health; disability; decision-making; CRPD; ECHR; human rights; mental disorder; English law; Russian law; Swedish law; somatic care; Medicinsk rätt; Medical Law;

    Abstract : To provide a valid consent to – or refusal of – medical intervention, a patient must be legally capable to decide. This dissertation evaluates and compares when the assessment of mental abilities to refuse – or consent to – somatic medical intervention is required in England, Russia and Sweden, and what criteria must be applied to assess the ability to decide about somatic medical interventions in these legal orders. READ MORE