"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,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Afolabi MO, Kelly LE. Non-static framework for understanding adaptive designs: an ethical justification in paediatric trials. J Med Ethics. 2022 Nov; 48(11):825-831.
Swetz KM, Kuczewski MG, Mueller PS. Surrogate decision-making and the need for advance care planning: issues raised by the Al Barnes case. Minn Med. 2011 Apr; 94(4):43-6.
Mueller PS. The Terri Schiavo saga: ethical and legal aspects and implications for clinicians. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2009 Sep; 119(9):574-81.