Neuroscience has refined our understanding of individuals with disorders of consciousness. In this grant scholars from medicine, bioethics and the law will assert that this new knowledge creates ethical obligations of care that require changes in clinical practice and our understanding and enforcement of civil and disability rights law.
When Neuroscience Meets Disability Rights Law: An Ethical Mandate to Address the Clinical Needs of Patients with Severe Brain Injury
Weill Cornell Medical College
Joseph J. Fins et al., Disorders of Consciousness and Disability Law, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Aug 2020.Read more