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Law and BioethicsCurrent Legal Issues Volume 11$
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Michael Freeman

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199545520

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.001.0001

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The Place of Carers

The Place of Carers

(p.390) 21 The Place of Carers
Law and Bioethics

Jonathan Herring (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter focuses on the legal treatment of carers. It develops the claim that an individualized approach to caring relationships is inappropriate. It then considers in more detail two specific issues which demonstrate this issue. The first is the relevance of carers when issues of rationing health care resources. The second is the relevance of the interests of carers when decisions are made concerning people who lack capacity.

Keywords:   caregivers, regulation, healthcare, law

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