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Ethics 

Chapter:
Ethics
Source:
Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)
Author(s):

Lesley K. Bowker

, James D. Price

, Ku Shah

, and Sarah C. Smith

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198738381.003.0027

This chapter provides information on capacity, the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, making financial decisions, making medical decisions, making social decisions, advance directives, diagnosing dying and estimating when treatment is without hope, making complex decisions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the process of CPR decision-making, rationing and ageism, and elder abuse.

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