Lead-in: For each of the following scenarios, please select the most applicable medico-legal principle from the option list. Each option can be used once, more than once, or not at all.
Option List :
B. Fraser (Gillick) competence
J. Bolam test
L. Montgomery ruling.
1. A young 19-year-oldPrimi refuses to come in to hospital despite breaking waters at 30 weeks. A community midwife later visits her at home and confirms it to be PPROM. However, she refuses antibiotics, steroids and further monitoring saying that ‘God has willed her to stay at home’.