Best Interests: A Reappraisal

  title={Best Interests: A Reappraisal},
  author={John Coggon and S\oren Holm},
  journal={Health Care Analysis},
Who is properly positioned to decide what is the right thing to do in a given clinical situation, and how can the decision properly be judged? These questions underpin a constant area of concern in critical bioethical and medico-legal discourse, where there only seems to be one solid area of consensus; the medical opinion of a clinician should not be the only relevant evaluative criterion. Issues are raised regarding individual autonomy, surrounded by concerns about informed consent and… CONTINUE READING

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