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Consent and the mentally impaired patient

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Journal of Emergency Nursing
0099-1767
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Elsevier
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Abstract A retarded man was recently treated in our emergency department. He was over 21 and was able to sign his name on the consent form. There have been no repercussions from treating him, but I was wondering: Is his consent valid?

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