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Fallout from Chaoulli: Is It Time to Find Cover? Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2006)
This article examines the implications of the decision in Chaoulli v. Quebec (A.G.) for Canadian health policy. The author assesses whether governments are likely to strengthen medicare, given past performance and the exit option Chaoulli ...
Pediatric Use of Complementary Therapies: Ethical and Policy Choices Pediatrics. Volume 116, Number 4 (2005), p. e568-e575. (2005)
Objective: Many pediatricians and parents are beginning to integrate use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies with conventional care. This article addresses ethical and policy issues involving parental choices of CAM therapies for their ...
Opening the Door to Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Self-Regulation in Ontario Law and Policy. Volume 24, Number 2 (2002), p. 149-174. (2002)
This paper examines the steps that three complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) groups - naturopaths, acupuncturists/traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, and homeopaths - are taking to achieve statutory self-regulation in the province of Ontario. The regulatory ...
Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support from Adults at Common Law Osgoode Hall Law Journal (1993)
This article examines the circumstances in which life support can legally be withheld or withdrawn from adults. It analyzes the situation of patients who are both capable and incapable of making decisions, taking into account ...
"Our" Bodies: Property Rights in Human Tissue Canadian Journal of Law and Society/Revue Canadienne Droit et Société. Volume 8, Issue 2 (1993), p. 113-138. (1993)
In Moore v. Regents of the University of California, the Supreme Court of California held that the human source of blood and tissue used by his physician and other defendants in potentially lucrative medical research ...
Contributions to Books (8)
Legal Considerations in Paediatric Patient and Family-Centred Health Care Shaul, R. Zlotnick, ed. Paediatric and Family-Centred Care. New York: Springer, 2014. (2014)
Paediatric patient and family-centred care is both facilitated and constrained by law. This chapter traces some of the ways in which law both affirms and limits this model of caregiving. It outlines the legal framework ...
Commissioned Reports and Studies (4)
Professor Joan Gilmour to Appear May 12 Before Senate Committee on Medically Assisted Dying Ovations Archive (2014 - 2017) (2016)
Professor Joan Gilmour has been invited to make a presentation to the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill C-14, the legislation regarding medically assisted dying, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The session ...