Autonomy, authenticity, or best interest: Everyday decision-making and persons with dementia [Book Review]

Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 4 (2):153-159 (2001)
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Abstract

The question of when we have justification for overriding ordinary, everyday decisions of persons with dementia is considered. It is argued that no single criterion for competent decision-making is able to distinguish reliably between decisions we can legitimately override and decisions we cannot legitimately override

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