Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Health Law Mar 2008 Mental Capacity and Contracts Lee Black, JD, LLM Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(3):161-164. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.3.hlaw1-0803. Health Law Jul 2019 Regional Unrepresented Patient Advocacy Committee as an Alternative for Decision Making Lisa K. Anderson-Shaw, DrPH, MA, MSN, ANP-BC A UPAC is an alternative to engaging a guardianship court appointment process or to using physicians or ethics committees as decision makers. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(7):E594-599. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.594. Health Law Jul 2019 Five Things Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Unrepresented Patients Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD Despite challenges of decision making for unrepresented patients, few laws or policy statements offer solutions. This article offers 5 key things to do. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(7):E582-586. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.582. Health Law Jul 2019 Who Makes Decisions for Incapacitated Patients Who Have No Surrogate or Advance Directive? Scott J. Schweikart, JD, MBE Physicians, committees, and guardians all make decisions for unrepresented patients in the US. This article considers a “tiered” approach as an alternative. AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(7):E587-593. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2019.587. Health Law Feb 2008 Forced Medication of Prison Inmates Lee Black, JD, LLM Virtual Mentor. 2008;10(2):106-109. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2008.10.2.hlaw1-0802. Health Law Jul 2010 Legal Restrictions on Decision Making for Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses: CAPTA and the Ashley Treatment Paula Tironi, JD, LLM and Monique M. Karaganis, MD Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(7):564-568. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.7.hlaw1-1007. Health Law Oct 2012 Minors’ Refusal of Life-Saving Therapies Valarie Blake, JD, MA Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(10):792-796. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.10.hlaw1-1210. From the Editor Nov 2001 Commemorative Issue: Professionalism Reaffirmed Audiey Kao, MD, PhD Virtual Mentor. 2001;3(11):408-410. doi: doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2001.3.11.fred4-0111.