Clinical Practice. Assessment of Patients' Competence to Consent to Treatment

N Engl J Med. 2007 Nov 1;357(18):1834-40. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp074045.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amputation
  • Decision Making
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications
  • Diabetic Foot / etiology
  • Female
  • Gangrene
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent*
  • Mental Competency*
  • Mental Status Schedule*
  • Neuropsychological Tests