David McQuoid-Mason

Summary

Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pacemakers and end-of-life decisions
    David McQuoid-Mason
    University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 95:566, 568. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of the new Children's Act on consent to HIV testing and access to contraceptives by children
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 97:1252-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative care: From a legal point of view, whose responsibility is it?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:874-6. 2016
  4. doi request reprint When may doctors give nurses telephonic treatment instructions?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:787-8. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Public health officials and MECs should be held liable for harm caused to patients through incompetence, indifference, maladministration or negligence regarding the availability of hospital equipment
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:681-3. 2016
  6. doi request reprint When are doctors legally obliged to stop and render assistance to injured persons at road accidents?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Is it ever justified for doctors to sue their patients whose allegations against them have been dismissed by the courts or the Health Professions Council of South Africa?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:1010-1. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Must doctors disclose their fees before treatment?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:96-7. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Can children aged 12 years or more refuse life-saving treatment without consent or assistance from anyone else?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:466-7. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Overturning refusal of a hospital to terminate life support for a brain-dead mother until the fetus was born: What is the law in South Africa?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:553-4. 2014

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Pacemakers and end-of-life decisions
    David McQuoid-Mason
    University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 95:566, 568. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of the new Children's Act on consent to HIV testing and access to contraceptives by children
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 97:1252-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative care: From a legal point of view, whose responsibility is it?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:874-6. 2016
    ..g. where a throat pack is negligently left in a patient by an anaesthetist. ..
  4. doi request reprint When may doctors give nurses telephonic treatment instructions?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:787-8. 2016
    ..Suggestions are made concerning doctors giving telephonic instructions to nurses regarding patients they have not examined. ..
  5. doi request reprint Public health officials and MECs should be held liable for harm caused to patients through incompetence, indifference, maladministration or negligence regarding the availability of hospital equipment
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:681-3. 2016
    ..If an individual public official cannot afford to pay all the damages awarded, the injured party can recover the balance from the State by citing it as a vicarious joint wrongdoer. ..
  6. doi request reprint When are doctors legally obliged to stop and render assistance to injured persons at road accidents?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 106:. 2016
    ..Where there is the threat of danger, if doctors are mentally or physically unable to assist or if other medical or paramedical practitioners are at the scene, doctors may or may not be required to stop. ..
  7. doi request reprint Is it ever justified for doctors to sue their patients whose allegations against them have been dismissed by the courts or the Health Professions Council of South Africa?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:1010-1. 2015
    ..If a doctor successfully defends a case against a patient, the court will usually order the patient to pay the doctor's costs. ..
  8. doi request reprint Must doctors disclose their fees before treatment?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 105:96-7. 2015
    ..It is feasible for doctors to provide such information, or an estimate, and ethically and legally they have a duty to do so. ..
  9. doi request reprint Can children aged 12 years or more refuse life-saving treatment without consent or assistance from anyone else?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:466-7. 2014
    ..Otherwise, should a parent, guardian, caregiver or healthcare provider believe that such a refusal is not in the best interests of the child, he or she may approach the High Court for an order to provide such treatment. ..
  10. doi request reprint Overturning refusal of a hospital to terminate life support for a brain-dead mother until the fetus was born: What is the law in South Africa?
    David Jan McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 104:553-4. 2014
    ..Here, unlawfully and intentionally subjecting a pregnant corpse to life-support measures to keep a fetus alive against the wishes of the family would amount to the crime of violating a corpse. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Is the mass circumcision drive in KwaZulu-Natal involving neonates and children less than 16 years of age legal? What should doctors do?
    D J McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 103:283-4. 2013
    ..Doctors are provided with guidance as to what they should do when faced with neonates or males under 16 years of age being presented for circumcision...
  12. doi request reprint Emergency medical treatment and 'do not resuscitate' orders: when can they be used?
    D J McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 103:223-5. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Human tissue and organ transplant provisions: chapter 8 of the National Health Act and its Regulations, in effect from March 2012 - what doctors must know
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 102:733-5. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Hospital-acquired infections - when are hospitals legally liable?
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 102:353-4. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Medical ethics and the payment of fees before treatment
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
    S Afr Med J 101:798-9. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Provisions for consent by children to medical treatment and surgical operations, and duties to report child and aged persons abuse: 1 April 2010
    David McQuoid-Mason
    University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 100:4278. 2010
    ..The Older Persons Act replaces the duty to report abuse and neglect of aged persons in the Aged Persons Act (as amended by the Aged Persons Amendment Act) which was repealed when the Older Persons Act came into effect...
  17. ncbi request reprint Termination of pregnancy and children: Consent and confidentiality issues
    David McQuoid Mason
    University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 100:213-4. 2010
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  18. ncbi request reprint Disclosing the HIV status of deceased persons - ethical and legal implications
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 97:920, 922-3. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint The National Health Act and refusal of consent to health services by children
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Howard College School of Law, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    S Afr Med J 96:530-2. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Routine testing for HIV--ethical and legal implications
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 97:416, 418, 420. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Disclosing the health status of public figures: privacy versus public interest--when may doctors make disclosures?
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Centre for Socio Legal Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 97:334, 336, 338. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Parental refusal of blood transfusions for minor children solely on religious grounds--the doctor's dilemma resolved
    David McQuoid-Mason
    University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 95:29-30. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Rape survivors and the right to emergency medical treatment to prevent HIV infection
    David McQuoid-Mason
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Natal
    S Afr Med J 93:41-4. 2003