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History
MISC
100

the ability of subjects to make their own medical decisions.

Decisional Capacity

100

understanding, retaining, using, weighing and communicating are criteria based off of this act:

The Mental Capacity Act

100

The role of _______ is overlooked in the four abilities model

Emotions

200

name of family member or individual who is appointed to look out for that individual’s finances, living arrangements etc.

guardian

200

both a moral concept and a legal practice that arose in the second half of the twentieth century in response to the widespread paternalism of physicians and clinical researchers.

Informed Consent

200

This instrument that measures decisional capacity is based off of:

1) the ability to communicate a choice

2) the ability to understand

3) the ability to appreciate 

4) the ability to reason

MacCAT-T

300

a written statement of a person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor.


advance directive

300

What year was the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) passed in England and Wales 

2005

300

the most widely influential theory of competence to date

MacCAT-T

400

the internal and subjective component of sense perceptions, arising from stimulation of the senses by phenomena.


qualia

500

requiring that the subject not only grasp information but genuinely believe that it truly applies to him.

hint: an aspect of decisional capacity*

Appreciation

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