Where Is the Sure Interpreter?
Capron, Alexander Morgan
Hastings Center Report. 1992 Jul-Aug; 22(4): 26-27.
The continued efforts of courts and legislatures to answer Sandburg's question about the "sure interpreter" -- especially for those incompetent patients who have never been capable of expressing preferences or appointing a health care agent -- have borne notable fruit in recent months. Like the Indiana court in the
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