Christopher J Ryan

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Publications

  1. ncbi Legal and ethical aspects of refusing medical treatment after a suicide attempt: the Wooltorton case in the Australian context
    Christopher J Ryan
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:239-42. 2010
  2. doi The capacity to refuse psychiatric treatment: a guide to the law for clinicians and tribunal members
    Christopher Ryan
    The Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49:324-33. 2015
  3. doi The importance of least restrictive care: the clinical implications of a recent High Court decision on negligence
    Christopher James Ryan
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 23:415-7. 2015
  4. doi Assessing and managing suicidal patients in the emergency department
    Christopher James Ryan
    Clinical Associate Professor and Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, and Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 23:513-6. 2015
  5. doi Better laws for coercive psychiatric treatment: lessons from the Waterlow case
    Christopher Ryan
    Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:283-6. 2012
  6. doi College activities and the ethics of advertising
    Christopher Ryan
    Discipline of Psychiatry and Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:101-5. 2010
  7. ncbi Potentially incapable patients objecting to treatment: doctors' powers and duties
    Kerri Eagle
    Justice and Forensic Mental Health Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:352-4. 2014
  8. doi Rising to the human rights challenge in compulsory treatment--new approaches to mental health law in Australia
    Sascha Callaghan
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:611-20. 2012
  9. pmc A comparison of venlafaxine and SSRIs in deliberate self-poisoning
    Agnes N Chan
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    J Med Toxicol 6:116-21. 2010

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Publications9

  1. ncbi Legal and ethical aspects of refusing medical treatment after a suicide attempt: the Wooltorton case in the Australian context
    Christopher J Ryan
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:239-42. 2010
    ..In all but extraordinary circumstances, a patient who refuses treatment after a suicide attempt can and should be given life-saving treatment, under either mental health legislation or the common law concept of necessity...
  2. doi The capacity to refuse psychiatric treatment: a guide to the law for clinicians and tribunal members
    Christopher Ryan
    The Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 49:324-33. 2015
    ..We provide a guide to the legal issues around the capacity to refuse psychiatric treatment to assist with this task...
  3. doi The importance of least restrictive care: the clinical implications of a recent High Court decision on negligence
    Christopher James Ryan
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 23:415-7. 2015
    ..This paper aims to explain the meaning and implications for practice of the High Court of Australia's finding in the negligence case, Hunter and New England Local Health District v McKenna [2014] HCA 44...
  4. doi Assessing and managing suicidal patients in the emergency department
    Christopher James Ryan
    Clinical Associate Professor and Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, and Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 23:513-6. 2015
    ..The objective of this article is to set out consensus guidelines for the assessment and management of "suicidal patients" in the emergency department...
  5. doi Better laws for coercive psychiatric treatment: lessons from the Waterlow case
    Christopher Ryan
    Discipline of Psychiatry and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 20:283-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to use the circumstances surrounding the trial of Antony Waterlow to consider the statutory mechanisms for coercive treatment of people with mental illness in Australasia...
  6. doi College activities and the ethics of advertising
    Christopher Ryan
    Discipline of Psychiatry and Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 18:101-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine whether advertising in the College journals and at RANZCP Congress, in particular from pharmaceutical companies, gives rise to a conflict of interests, and to discuss how this should be managed...
  7. ncbi Potentially incapable patients objecting to treatment: doctors' powers and duties
    Kerri Eagle
    Justice and Forensic Mental Health Network, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:352-4. 2014
    ..Whether there is also a duty to detain someone in this situation is less clear, but we provide guidance to health care practitioners faced with this situation. ..
  8. doi Rising to the human rights challenge in compulsory treatment--new approaches to mental health law in Australia
    Sascha Callaghan
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 46:611-20. 2012
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  9. pmc A comparison of venlafaxine and SSRIs in deliberate self-poisoning
    Agnes N Chan
    Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    J Med Toxicol 6:116-21. 2010
    ..They were also more likely to be older, take a higher DDD of the drug, and have confusion and mydriasis. This has implications for management of severely depressed and suicidal patients...