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