On What Basis Will A Physician Determine That I Am Incapable Of Making Mental And Physical Health Care Decisions?

Your capacity to consent to mental and physical health care is determined by your ability to understand the nature and consequences of health care decisions, including the benefits, risks, and alternatives to proposed treatment, and then to make an informed choice.

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