TITLE

Mental illness does not mean patient cannot decide on her treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Dyer, Clare
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/1/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7947, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ruling of High Court Justice Peter Jackson that a 62-year-old woman with paranoid schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes whose foot had mummified and dropped off is capable making decision for herself whether or not to have her leg amputated.
ACCESSION #
94744476

 

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