This is important where there is some doubt whether or not the patient is refusing, or appearing to refuse, treatment. This is a very important issue in the care of such patients because it seems that the law does not allow the dentist to simply walk away from a patient who has a mental disability and appears to be refusing treatment. Velvet Pumas December 8 Top of pageLegal value of consentThe value of a Puma Creepers Pink Suede
Some of these patients will, however, remain co operative and compliant, accepting treatment without difficulty. Others may actively, and perhaps combatively, resist treatment. This series of papers seeks to address the legal and ethical issues that arise during the treatment of adult dental patients who have some form of Puma Fenty Gold Colour
may have little or no understanding of treatment proposals.
mental disability. By using case scenarios it is intended to illustrate the sort of situations encountered by dental practitioners. There are three areas of concern to be covered in this series:Consent to treatment and the lawful treatment of patients incapable of giving consent.
patient's agreement to treatment is that it recognises his or her right to decide for himself or herself. In addition, it provides a defence to an allegation of battery (more commonly called assault) in.
tric hospital or other institutions. These patients' need for dental care, either routine or occasional, is not diminished by their mental disability and as they live within the community it is likely that they, or at least their carers, will request the family dentist or the community dentist to provide dental care. While some patients may present the dentist with a variety of perplexing and complex problems in relation to their care, others will not. For many patients the provision of dental treatment poses few problems. Their mental disability does not affect their level of competence or their ability to participate in treatment decisions and they are able to receive treatment in the usual way. For other patients the capacity to decide for themselves may be severely compromised, they Puma Rihanna White Sneakers