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<p class="Body-text">Clinicians from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have developed a mnemonic-driven tool to help clinicians quickly assess whether patients have decision-making capacity during emergency situations. </p>

Researchers offer up a mnemonic tool to guide clinicians who must assess decision-making capacity in patients during emergency situations

Tool prompts clinicians to quickly consider key qualities, abilities that must be present to establish that a patient has decision-making capacity