A patient is having a nonemergent surgical procedure

A patient is having a nonemergent surgical procedure

A patient is having a nonemergent surgical procedure 150 150 Peter

A patient is having a nonemergent surgical procedure.

What are the legal and ethical considerations to obtaining informed consent for the patient for surgery?
How do you obtain informed consent from an incompetent patient or a minor?
Can an emancipated minor consent for him- or herself?