"Legal Guardians" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A legal concept for individuals who are designated to act on behalf of persons who are considered incapable of acting in their own behalf, e.g., minors and persons found to be not mentally competent.
- Legal Guardians
- Guardian, Legal
- Guardians, Legal
- Legal Guardian
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Legal Guardians" by people in Profiles.
Sarkar PR, Mazur SL, DePergola PA, Kilpatrick WJ. Capacity, Revisited: A Case Report of a Patient?With Guardianship Who Refuses Life-Prolonging Treatment. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2021 Jan-Feb; 62(1):79-82.
Zalpuri I, Byatt N, Gramann SB, Dresner N, Brendel R. Decisional capacity in pregnancy: a complex case of pregnancy termination. Psychosomatics. 2015 May-Jun; 56(3):292-7.
Van Etten D, Gautam R. Custodial grandparents raising grandchildren: lack of legal relationship is a barrier for services. J Gerontol Nurs. 2012 Jun; 38(6):18-22.
Rodrigue JR, Balistreri W, Haber B, Jonas MM, Mohan P, Molleston JP, Murray KF, Narkewicz MR, Rosenthal P, Smith LJ, Schwarz KB, Robuck P, Barton B, Gonz?lez-Peralta RP. Impact of hepatitis C virus infection on children and their caregivers: quality of life, cognitive, and emotional outcomes. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2009 Mar; 48(3):341-7.
Grisso T, Appelbaum PS, Hill-Fotouhi C. The MacCAT-T: a clinical tool to assess patients' capacities to make treatment decisions. Psychiatr Serv. 1997 Nov; 48(11):1415-9.
Candilis PJ, Wesley RW, Wichman A. A survey of researchers using a consent policy for cognitively impaired human research subjects. IRB. 1993 Nov-Dec; 15(6):1-4.