The notion of free will and its ethical relevance for decision-making capacity

BMC Medical Ethics
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The notion of free will and its ethical relevance for decision-making capacity
Obtaining informed consent from patients is a moral and legal duty and, thus, a key legitimation for medical treatment. The pivotal prerequisite for valid informed consent is decision-making capacity of the pa…
Authors: Tobias Zürcher, Bernice Elger and Manuel Trachsel
Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2019 20:31
Published on: 8 May 2019