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Durham University

Durham Law School

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Publication details for Dr Samantha Halliday

Halliday, Samantha (1995). The Role of Patient Autonomy in Medical and Legal Approaches to HIV-antibody Testing in the United Kingdom. Camb LR 26: 101 - 114.
  • Publication type: Journal Article
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0084-8328

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

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.