The paper analyses the content of the auxiliary institutions under which the medical treatment of incompetent patients is justified. Regarding this, the statute No 20.584 is imprecise and its treatment in the Chilean literature problematic. The purpose of this paper is to present the grounds for the reconstruction of these institutions in Chilean law.
|Translated title of the contribution||Battery and medical treatment of persons lacking competence to consent in chilean law|
|Number of pages||25|
|Journal||Revista Chilena de Derecho|
|State||Published - 2017|