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dc.creatorLucas, Traceyen
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-08T23:14:59Zen
dc.date.available2016-01-08T23:14:59Zen
dc.date.created2008-06en
dc.date.issued2008-06en
dc.identifierdoi:10.1258/ce.2007.007048en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationClinical Ethics 2008 June; 3(2): 63-68en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Implementing+the+Mental+Capacity+Act+and+the+code+of+practice+a+developing+scenario&title=Clinical+Ethics+&volume=3&issue=2&date=2008-06&au=Lucas,+Traceyen
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1258/ce.2007.007048en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/957098en
dc.description.abstractThis article sets out a scenario highlighting some of the issues to be faced by NHS hospitals when dealing with patients who may require treatment under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The article sets out matters to consider when dealing with patients in A&E, assessments of best interests, emergency treatment, lasting powers of attorney and transferring patients to nursing homes. All of these matters come under the remit of the Act.en
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dc.languageenen
dc.sourceeweb:316740en
dc.subjectHospitalsen
dc.subjectNursing Homesen
dc.subjectPatientsen
dc.subject.classificationConcept of Mental Healthen
dc.subject.classificationLiving Wills / Advance Directivesen
dc.subject.classificationThird Party Consenten
dc.titleImplementing the Mental Capacity Act and the Code of Practice -- a Developing Scenarioen
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