Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Legal capacity to consent







A 40-year old schizophrenic patient needs hernia repair. Surgeon discussed the procedure with the patient who understood the procedure. Can the patient give consent?














Valeed Ahmed






Valeed Ahmed Yes, as already explained, if someone understands the procedure, agrees to it and be competent, he can give the consent











Angel's Dua






Angel's Dua yes since he is in good state of health who can understand the procedure so he can also give consent






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