HKDU Symposium > How to access decision-making capacity for consent to medical treatment in the elderly
Dr. Lam Chi Leung
Specialist in Psychiatry

Direction: Choose the single best answer and give a tick in the corresponding box on the answer form.


1.

When obtaining consent for medical treatment for older patients, we should:


2.

The following problems may affect decision-making capacity of the elderly EXCEPT:


3.

Which of the following statements on informed consent is TRUE?


4.

An older patient is considered mentally INCAPABLE to give consent for treatment if he:


5.

To determine specific capacity in the elderly, medical practitioner should: