The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 3&4, April 2021
Erick Cheung, MD
Associate Medical Director, UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Chief Quality Officer, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Cheung has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Patients sometimes refuse necessary, even lifesaving, treatments. How do we know they are making informed and reasonable decisions? Dr. Cheung summarizes key points in evaluating patients’ decisional capacity.