Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making

  • Hui Yun Chan

Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 76)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Hui Yun Chan
    Pages 1-5
  3. Hui Yun Chan
    Pages 7-33
  4. Hui Yun Chan
    Pages 147-160
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 161-173

About this book


This book offers a new perspective on advance directives through a combined legal, ethical and philosophical inquiry. In addition to making a significant and novel theoretical contribution to the field, the book has an interdisciplinary and international appeal. The book will help academics, healthcare professionals, legal practitioners and the educated reader to understand the challenges of creating and implementing advance directives, anticipate clinical realities, and preparing advance directives that reflect a higher degree of assurance in terms of implementation.


Advance Directives Autonomy and Health Empowerment for Individuals Supported Decision-making Treatment Refusal Ethical Aspects of Advance Directives Autonomy and Decision-making Legal Aspects of Advance Directives Healthcare Ethics Clinical Ethics Supported Decision-making

Authors and affiliations

  • Hui Yun Chan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HertfordshireSchool of LawHatfieldUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-00975-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-00976-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1567-8008
  • Series Online ISSN 2351-955X
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