In whose best interests? : Childbirth choices and other health decisions

Fovargue, Sara (2021) In whose best interests? : Childbirth choices and other health decisions. Law Quarterly Review, 137. pp. 604-629. ISSN 0023-933X

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Examines the application of the capacity and best interests tests under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to women wishing to refuse recommended approaches to childbirth. Compares the cases with those decided prior to the Act, and considers whether a holistic approach is evident.

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Law Quarterly Review
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This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Law Quarterly Review following peer review. The definitive published version L.Q.R. 2021, 137(Oct), 604-629 is available online on Westlaw UK.
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?? best interestsbirthcapacitymental health assessmentswomenmedicine(all)arts and humanities(all) ??
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