ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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INDUSTRY-FICCI Discovers Consumer

October 22, 1983 munication with the outside world may be tenuous and his Access to external legal advice may be, in practice, nonexistent. Such a system carries with it the possibility of suffering and injustice no matter how therapeutic are the ideals of the doctors. The task of the law then becomes one of balancing, on the one hand, the requirements of the reasonably paternalistic treatment of the patient who needs it with, on the other, the duty to protect human rights." What are the patients' rights, especially in the context of involuntary treatment? The discussion is very useful, based as it is on decided cases.

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