← L&E Ch.7 Key Terms Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Consent the affirmation by a client to allow touching, examination, or treatment by medically authorized personnel. Doctrine of informed consent specific guidelines for consent, usually identified by medical practice acts at the state level. Clients' right to know before agreeing to treatments, care, and procedures. Physicians must use terms or language that clients understand. Clients voluntarily give permission to allow touching, examination, or treatment by medically authorized personnel and understand what their consent means. Minor a person who has not reached the age of maturity. The age of maturity is 18 years in most jurisdictions. Emancipated minor a person younger than 18 years of age who is free of parental care and is financially responsible for himself or herself. Mature minor a person, usually younger than 18 years of age, who possesses sufficient understanding and appreciation of the nature and consequences of treatment despite chronological age. Uninformed consent client gives permission to allow touching, examination, or treatment by medically authorized personnel but doesn't understand what has been consented to.