Patient Competence and Surrogate Decision-Making
Brock, Dan W.
In: Rhodes, Rosamond; Francis, Leslie P.; Silvers, Anita, eds. The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2007: 128-141
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