The Case of Agent Consent: The Legal Review of the Disobeying the Consent of Family Memberships
The theory of informed consent is traditionally to applyto the invasive medical treatment. As to whether it shouldbe with the consent of the patient to give medicine, thereare different opinions in the legal praxis. After the patientAutonomy Act, the patient stays prior to decide which kindof medicine could be given and to the family membershipwhen there is a conflict between them as well. The opinionof the latter is to be taken as a reference judging thepatient’s opinion.