Incapacity and Care: Controversies in Healthcare and Research.

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Watt, Helen, ed. Incapacity and Care: Controversies in Healthcare and Research. Oxford, U.K.: Linacre Center for Healthcare Ethics, 2010.

This book is the published proceedings of the 2007 Conference of the Linacre Center for Healthcare Ethics. Topics include withholding or withdrawing treatment, tube-feeding of patients with dementia, patients in a "persistent vegetative state," euthanasia in the Netherlands and Belgium, the Mental Capacity Act...

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