Sterilization and a Mentally Handicapped Minor: Providing Consent for One Who Cannot

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 3 (2):209 (1994)
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Abstract

The moral standing of involuntary sterilization has long been subject to debate but has only recently been looked upon with disfavor. When sterilization of a mentally handicapped minor is entertained, issues of eugenics, medical ethics, and legal precedent specially arise. Ethics consultants and ethics committees have been asked to consider such cases.

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