Mental Health Monthly #1: Decision Making Capacity - The Emergency Medical Minute

Mental Health Monthly #1: Decision Making Capacity

In the first episode of this new series, the complexities of decision making capacity are discussed.

References and Further Reading:

[1] Appelbaum, P. S. (2007). Assessment of patients’ competence to consent to treatment. New England Journal of Medicine357(18), 1834-1840.


[2] Etchells, E., Darzins, P., Silberfeld, M., Singer, P. A., McKenny, J., Naglie, G., … & Strang, D. (1999). Assessment of patient capacity to consent to treatment. Journal of general internal medicine14(1), 27-34.


Joint Centre for Bioethics – Aid to Capacity Evaluation (ACE)

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