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Section 1: Current legal status of advance directives

(1.1) Section 1: Current legal status of advance directives

(1.2) What is an advance directive?

(1.3) Advance directives in Ireland compared with other countries

(1.4) Advance directives in Ireland compared with other countries

(1.5) The patient's basic rights

(1.6) So when are advance directives NOT binding?

(1.7) The Irish Mental Health Act 2001

(1.8) What about euthanasia?

(1.9) What about emergency decisions?

(1.10) Clinical vignette 1

(1.11) Suggested answer

(1.12) Section 1: Recap

(1.13) Section 1: Summary

 

(2.1) Section 2: When a patient lacks capacity

(2.1) Section 2: When a patient lacks capacity

(2.2) Determining capacity

(2.3) The Wardship system

(2.4) How does a person become a Ward of Court?

(2.5) The true picture

(2.6) The Ward of Court case

(2.7) Considering a person's best interests

(2.8) The Law Reform Commission: Bioethics: Advance Care Directives

(2.9) The Law Reform Commission: Bioethics: Advance Care Directives

(2.10) The Law Reform Commission: Vulnerable Adults and the Law

(2.11) The Law Reform Commission: Vulnerable Adults and the Law

(2.12) The Irish Council for Bioethics report

(2.13) The Irish Medical Council article

(2.14) Clinical vignette 2

(2.15) Suggested answers

(2.16) Section 2: Recap

(2.17) Section 2: Summary

 

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