The Role of Patient Autonomy in Medical and Legal Approaches to HIV-antibody Testing in the United Kingdom

Samantha Halliday

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This article considers whether there is ever justification for performing a HIV-antibody test without the patient’s consent, for example because a surgeon fears for his or her own safety, or in order to provide epidemiological information regarding the spread of HIV infection within the United Kingdom.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101–114
Number of pages14
JournalCambrian Law Review
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


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