Title

Three Kinds of Decision-Making Capacity for Refusing Medical Interventions.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-3-2021

Publication Title

American Journal of Bioethics

Abstract

According to a standard account of patient decision-making capacity (DMC), patients can provide ethically valid consent or refusal only if they are able to understand and appreciate their medical condition and can comparatively evaluate all offered treatment options. We argue instead that some patient

Volume

Online ahead of print

First Page

1

Last Page

11

DOI

10.1080/15265161.2021.1941423

ISSN

1536-0075

PubMed ID

34344267

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