Respecting Patient Autonomy: Understanding the Impact on NHS Hospital in-Patients of Legislation and Guidance Relating to Patient Capacity and Consent
Journal of health services research & policy 2011 Jan; 16(1): 13-20
to determine the extent and nature of the decisions individuals are asked to make as in-patients, and whether doctors, nurses, other health care practitioners, and housekeepers engaged in routine (non-emergency) medical assessments, investigations and treatments, or acts of personal care observe the Reference Guide to Consent for Examination or Treatment, the principles of the Mental Capacity Act (England and Wales) 2005, and the guidance from the Dignity in Care Campaign.
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