Consent and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
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This is a popular subject, not well covered in any one text that I have found.
The question and answer below come from paper 12 of the DRCOG course.
Can you answer the following questions?
|a.||Bolam was the nemesis of Golam in “The Hobbit”.
|b.||Bolitho is a district of
|c.||An intoxicated woman who gets into bed with a man is, de facto, giving consent to sex.||True||False|
|d.||Capacity refers to a patient’s ability to consume alcoholic beverages.||True||False|
|e.||Fraser competence has superseded Gillick competence.||True||False|
|f.||Touching a patient without consent could constitute “battery”.||True||False|
|g.||parents of a mentally handicapped individual can consent to her sterilisation.||True||False|
|h.||parental consent is required for a girl of 14 to have termination of pregnancy.||True||False|
|i.||parental consent is not required for a girl of 14 to have emergency contraception.||True||False|
|j.||Jehovah’s Witness parents can refuse blood transfusion for their children.||True||False|
|k.||a mother-to-be can refuse consent to Caesarean section, even if it means the child will die or sustain serious damage.||True||False|
|l.||The Paling Perspective Scale is a tool used in art to give depth of field to a painting.||True||False|
|m||The Paling Perspective Scale is a is a tool to measure the gulf between the magnitude of a task and the perception of it by the individual carrying it out as exemplified by Huckleberry Finn's fence painting endeavours and preparation for the MRCOG part 2 examination.||True||False|
|n.||The Paling palette is a tool used in art for mixing oil paints to obtain unique hues.||True||False|
|o.||The Paling palate is a a spectro-photometer used in vinology for detecting adulterated products||True||False|