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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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Jack Alan Reynolds
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Clinical Ethics 3 (2):63-68 (2008)
This 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
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