TITLE

INFORMED CONSENT FOR MEDICATION IN PERSONS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION AND MENTAL ILLNESS

AUTHOR(S)
O'Sullivan, Joan L.; Borcherding, Breck G.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the informed consent for medication in persons with mental retardation and mental illness in Maryland. Use of psychotropic medications; Law that forbids surrogate decisionmakers; Difficulties in prescribing medications.
ACCESSION #
6595166

 

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