volume 31, issue 5, P497-503 2018
DOI: 10.1590/1982-0194201800070
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Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the decision-making process in patients, adults, and the elderly, who have undergone invasive medical procedures. Methods: A cross-sectional, quantitative study, conducted over a period of 14 months, including 300 inpatients aged over 18 years old, divided into adults and elderly, and by sex, who had undergone invasive medical procedures. The Moral-Psychological Development tool was used to evaluate their decision-making capacity. Results: A statistically signifi cant difference was iden…

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