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Practitioner Considerations on Informed Refusal

Managing Professional Risks | The Consent Process
Practitioner Considerations on Informed Refusal
Unhappy woman facing away with hand held up implying "NO"

The process of securing a patient’s informed consent for treatment can require several doctor-patient conversations and the consideration of many complex issues, some of which the patient may or may not be willing to share with you, especially when they relate to personal matters such as being able to afford treatment. ...