Figure 1.

The figure describes the recruitment flowchart with the number of patients potentially eligible, the number of patients excluded and the main reason for exclusion. For the included patients the number (and the percentage) of patients considered to have (i) an evident incapacity to consent to treatment, (ii) an incapacity to consent to treatment based on the psychiatric assessment (iii) and a capacity to consent to treatment are listed.

Fassassi et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2009 10:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-10-15
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