Admission, treatment and discharge of an independent patient
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Admission, treatment and discharge of an independent patient

Admission of an independent patient

Shruti Ravi

An adult who can make a decision on their own   		A person who has the capacity to make decisions about their mental healthcare and treatment, or requires very little support in making decisions about it			They get admitted to a psychiatric hospital by making a request on their own			Before they are treated, informed consent has to be taken from them

An adult who can make a decision on their own A person who has the capacity to make decisions about their mental healthcare and treatment, or requires very little support in making decisions about it They get admitted to a psychiatric hospital by making a request on their own Before they are treated, informed consent has to be taken from them

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