Tag: Alzheimers

Tag: Alzheimers

Evaluating and Respecting the Autonomy of Patients with Alzheimer’s at the End of Life
February 2, 2023 Medical Decisions and the Human Lifespan Ariel Sykes

Evaluating and Respecting the Autonomy of Patients with Alzheimer’s at the End of Life By Sophie Huttner Table of Contents Introduction A Factual Background in Alzheimer’s Disease Measuring Competence with Respect for Autonomy The Current System and Respect For Selfhood Stages and the Patient’s “Sense of Self” Defining Competence on a Case by Case Basis

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