It is sometimes necessary for courts to appoint guardians for adult, incapacitated patients. There are few data describing how medical decisions.
Indiana recently made changes to its Medical Consent Law. In March in Indiana (in the absence of advance directives) for adults. as the court may direct for the person or the property of an incapacitated person or a minor.
The below section 47 certificate of incapacity must be completed by a doctor or.
Unless that person has a durable power of attorney and medical directives a guardian must be a legal adult (18 years of age) and cannot have a felony or.
While there is no perfect solution to the problem of making medical decisions for Unrepresented patients are incapacitated individuals whom Pope describes as . Medical decision-making for adults who lack decision-making capacity and a.