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Author Cantor, Norman L.

Title Making medical decisions for the profoundly mentally disabled / Norman L. Cantor
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2004


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 MELB  KN 155.2 G1 Can/Mmd  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 307 pages
Series Basic bioethics
Basic bioethics.
Contents 1. The moral status of the profoundly disabled : persons or something less? -- 2. The profoundly disabled as rights holders : no rights, the same rights as the fully capacitated, or some rights? -- 3. Who decides for the profoundly disabled? -- 4. Defining the best interests of profoundly disabled persons -- 5. Forced altruism -- 6. The voice of the profoundly disabled person
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Conservatorships -- United States.
Guardian and ward -- United States.
Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States.
Insanity (Law) -- United States.
Medical ethics -- United States -- Decision making.
Insanity (Law) -- United States -- Jurisprudence
Mental health laws -- United States.
Right to die -- Law and legislation -- United States.
LC no. 2004057805
ISBN 0262033313 (alk. paper)