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MDDUS Essential Guides

Essential Guide to Consent

01 March 2011



Consent: basics

  • Informed consent
  • Competence to consent
  • Voluntary consent
  • Forms of consent

Who should obtain consent?

Consent and mental incapacity

  • Scotland
  • England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Advance Directives
  • Role of second professional

Consent in children and adolescents

Fluctuating capacity

Consent in emergency situations and for intimate examinations

Other areas of consent

MDDUS and consent

Further reading