Which of the following individuals would NOT be considered incompetent for
A mentally ill, mentally retarded, or brain-function disordered patient.
An unconscious patient.
A drugged or intoxicated patient.
A patient who has been adjudicated incompetent for consent purposes.
Which of the following is NOT an emancipated minor?
A minor who is self-supporting and living away from his or her parents.
A mature 17-year-old.
A minor who is a parent.
A married minor.
Which of the following criteria is NOT applicable to mental incapacity for consent
a. It is a legal determination made by the judge.
b. The physician determines the decision-making capability of the patient at the
c. The judge relies on the physician's clinical assessment of mental capacity in
d. It refers to a condition that cannot be overcome.
Which of the following criteria is NOT applicable to situations in which the patient
is suffering from temporarily impaired, good judgment?
a. The physician must help the patient overcome the condition causing impaired
judgment if the patient's medical condition is not life-threatening.
b. Disclosure requirements still apply.
c. Depression, anxiety, intoxication, a drugged state, and certain medical
physical conditions can cause impaired judgment.
d. It is the same as mental incapacity.
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