Decision-making competence in adults: a philosopher's viewpoint

Advances in Psychiatric Treatment 7 (5):381-387 (2001)
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What does it mean to respect autonomy and encourage meaningful consent to treatment in the case of patients who have dementia or are otherwise incompetent? This question has been thrown into sharp relief by the Law Lords' decision in R.v Bournewood Community and Mental Health NHS Trust, ex parte L.
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