Point-Counterpoint: is it ethical to give drugs covertly to people with dementia? No: Covert medication is paternalistic

West J Med. 2001 Apr;174(4):229. doi: 10.1136/ewjm.174.4.229.
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MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Deception*
  • Dementia / drug therapy*
  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent
  • New Jersey
  • Paternal Behavior*
  • Patient Compliance*
  • Physician's Role*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Treatment Refusal
  • Truth Disclosure
  • United States