Risk-Related Standard Inevitable in Assessing Competence
Bioethics. 1991 Apr; 5(2): 113-117.
In a preceding article, Mark Wicclair suggested that where patient preferences clash with the doctor's recommendations, a minimal understanding of the task at hand, rather than the risks involved, should be the basis for standards of patient competence in decision-making (
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Risk-Related Standards of Competence: Continuing the Debate Over Risk-Related Standards of Competence Cale, Gita S. (1999-04)This discussion paper addresses Ian Wilks' defence of the risk-related standard of competence that appears in