Biomedical Experimentaion Involving Elderly Subjects: The Need to Balance Limited, Benevolent Protection with the Recognition of a Long History of Autonomous Decision-Making
RESEARCH ON HUMAN SUBJECTTS: ETHICS, LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY, pp. 408-432, D Weisstub, ed., Pergamon, 1998
Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Date Written: October 19, 1998
This article outlines the principle concerns in non-therapeutic procedures with persons incapable of providing informed consent by reason of advance age.
Keywords: bio-ethics, non-therapeutic procedures, informed consent, rights of the elderly
JEL Classification: K41, K33
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