who can sign patient informed consent? - page 2

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Statutory Guidelines for Legal Consent for Medical Treatment: Those who consent to medical treatment are governed by state law but generally include the following: I AdultsA. Any competent individual 18 years of age or older... Read More


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    So can a 16 yrs old married child sign consent form for parents? I got those infor from potter and perry textbook.
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    So a minor cannot sign a informed consent for his or her parents even he or she is 18 or older. Can anyone explain Part II/B on my post above for me? I quite do not understand. Thank you!
    If the person is over 18, s/he is not a minor. See ordered list of who can consent, above.
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    So can a 16 yrs old married child sign consent form for parents? I got those infor from potter and perry textbook.
    Not necessarily. It depends on the state, some states they are emancipated and they can consent for them self and their child (if applicable) but no one else, even spouse if still under the age of majority.


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