Patient Decision-Making Capacity and Risk
Wicclair, Mark R.
BIOETHICS 5(2): 91-104, April 1991
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Wicclair, Mark R. (1991-04)Although certain requisites of patient decision-making competency are generally agreed upon, there is no universally recognized standard. Wicclair, of the University of West Virginia Department of Philosophy, offers ...
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