Research Article| Volume 1, ISSUE 3, P190-194, 1988

The use of a societally based ethics/advisory committee to aid in decisions to sterilize mentally handicapped patients

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      An advisory committee designed to assist physicians and patients in decisions regarding sterilization of mentally handicapped individuals is described. Five patients with mental retardation who were brought for possible sterilization to the University of Michigan's Model Clinic for the Reproductive Health Concerns of Persons with Mental Retardation are presented.

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