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Patient autonomy is a highly valued guiding ethical principle in U.S. medicine. Adult patients with decision-making capacity can and may choose to accept or refuse medical therapies. If a patient's decision-making capacity is questionable, a psychiatrist should evaluate the patient. Decision-making capacity contains four essential elements; understanding, appreciation, reasoning, choice. Competence is a legal term and thus should be limited in use.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Ethical and End-of-Life Issues - Decisions Concerning Treatment." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728425/all/Ethical_and_End_of_Life_Issues___Decisions_Concerning_Treatment.
Ethical and End-of-Life Issues - Decisions Concerning Treatment. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728425/all/Ethical_and_End_of_Life_Issues___Decisions_Concerning_Treatment. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Ethical and End-of-Life Issues - Decisions Concerning Treatment. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728425/all/Ethical_and_End_of_Life_Issues___Decisions_Concerning_Treatment
Ethical and End-of-Life Issues - Decisions Concerning Treatment [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728425/all/Ethical_and_End_of_Life_Issues___Decisions_Concerning_Treatment.
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