Three Kinds of Decision-Making Capacity for Refusing Medical Interventions.
American Journal of Bioethics
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
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Navin MC, Brummett AL, Wasserman JA. Three Kinds of Decision-Making Capacity for Refusing Medical Interventions. Am J Bioeth. 2021 Aug 3:1-11. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2021.1941423. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34344267.