Reviews and Notes: Ethics: Competence to Consent. Ann Intern Med. 1995;122:807. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-122-10-199505150-00035
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1995;122(10):807.
BC White. 209 pages. Washington, DC: Georgetown Univ Pr; 1994. $45.00 cloth, $17.95 paper. ISBN 0-87840-560-7. Order phone 202-687-5641.
Detailed discussion of the concept “competence,” with attention to its ethical, legal, and psychological aspects. Some cases are presented to illustrate conceptual approaches. Endnotes mixed with documentary references. The bibliography of references is between the end of the text and the index. For clinicians, the most useful chapter may be that on capacities defining competence to consent.
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