Medical discrimination against children with disabilities : a report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
by
 
United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Title
Medical discrimination against children with disabilities : a report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Corporate Author
United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Publisher
Washington, D.C. : U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,

Publication Date
1989

General Note
Shipping list no.: 89-578-P.
 
"September 1989."
 
Item 288-A.

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references.

Contents
Fundamental rights: an introduction to medical discrimination against people with disabilities -- The physician-parent relationship and treatment/nontreatment decision-making -- The role of quality of life assessments in denial of medical treatment -- The role of economic considerations in denials of medical treatment -- State law -- The rehabilitation Act of 1973 -- The child abuse amendments of 1984 -- Constitutional issues -- The incidence of discriminatory denial of medical treatment -- Child protective services agencies and enforcement of the child abuse amendments of 1984 -- The role and performance of infant care review committees -- The performance of the federal government -- The protection and advocacy system: a resource for enforcement -- Findings and recommendations.

Abstract
"Preparation of the substantive content of the report was carried out primarily by Commission attorney Thomas J. Balch and Assistant General Counsel Jeffery P. O'Connell. Also contributing to the report were Commission attorneys Vincent A. Mulloy, Susan T. Muskett, and Joseph J. Piccione."--Page v.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
volume

Language
English

Subject
Infants -- Abnormalities -- Treatment -- United States.
 
Infant health services -- United States -- Decision making.
 
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
 
Infant health services -- Government policy -- United States.


LibraryCall NumberFormatStatus
DSU-Roberts-LaForge LibraryCR 1.2:M 46/2Government DocumentsGovernment Documents