When patients are unable to express their wishes and do not have surrogates or advance directives, which and whose values should inform decision making for them? This month on Ethics Talk, Scott Schweikart provides an overview of 3 common approaches to caring for unrepresented patients and Dr David Ozar explains policy challenges health professionals face when caring for unrepresented patients in emergencies.
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