Capacity, population aging and professionalism

Rockwood, Kenneth
June 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/6/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 12, p1689
Academic Journal
Comments on how the autonomy of frail elderly people is ignored in the acute care hospital setting. Reason cited by physicians for seeking partnership with patients; Way physicians can work ethically with frail patients; Importance of professionalism.


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