European Association of Neuro-Oncology Palliative Care Task Force: Determining medical decision-making capacity in brain tumor patients: why and how?

Determining medical decision-making capacity in brain tumor patients: why and how? European Association of Neuro-Oncology Palliative Care Task Force

Brain tumor patients are at high risk of impaired medical decision-making capacity (MDC), which can be ethically challenging because it limits their ability to give informed consent to medical treatments or participation in research. The European Association of Neuro-Oncology Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Task Force performed a systematic review to identify relevant evidence with respect to MDC that could be used to give recommendations on how to cope with reduced MDC in brain tumor patients.

Click here to read published version (Neuro-Oncology Practice, 2020, npaa040, https://doi.org/10.1093/nop/npaa040)

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