Should Individual Autonomy Be the Overriding Factor in Decision Making?
ISSUES: A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE 6(1): 1-7, January-February 1991
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Age Discrimination at Its Best: Should Chronological Age Be a Prime Factor in Medical Decision Making? Loewy, Erich H. (2005-06)This paper briefly reviews the papers in this special section of HCA and makes the point--a point which should be obvious--that statistics are useful only as guidelines but tell one nothing about the individual patient in ...
Pretzlaff, Robert K. (2005-06)The question of age as a factor in ethical decision-making takes two forms. The first form considers age as a factor at the societal, or policy, level, and the second as a factor in determining the capacity of the individual ...