Toward a Pure Best Interests Model of Proxy Decision Making for Incompetent Psychiatric Patients
Weisstub, David N.
International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 1998 Winter; 21(1): 1-30
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McCubbin, Michael; Weisstub, David N. (1998)
Donnelly, Mary (2001)This paper considers the way in which the best interests test has been used in making health care decisions for mentally incompetent individuals in the Irish and English Courts where this is the test of choice. It looks ...
Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Emanuel, Linda L. (1992-04-15)Conclusions: The recent trend has been to rely on proxy decision making for incompetent patients. Support for proxy decision making has failed to acknowledge the growing body of ethical and empirical research suggesting that ...