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Patients' perspectives of the substitute decision maker: who makes better decisions?
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    Substitute decision making - An ethical dilemma

    Dear Editor,

    I laud authors for attempting to understand the substitute decision making. The study may probably not be conclusive but, one can understand the differences between the patient's substitute decision maker to that of others. Respect for patient's autonomy is considered to be the fundamental principle in medical ethics, where competent patient has a right to accept or reject medical intervention. However, t...

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