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    Informed Consent and Medical Treatment

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    Through case law and legislation, informed consent has come to be seen as the duty of physicians or their designees to obtain the patient's permission for treatment. This permission should be given only after the patient understands the treatment and supports its implementation. What do you think about this statement? Please share your thoughts.

    Reference:
    Morrison, E. (2011). Ethics in health administration: A practical approach for decision-makers. 2nded. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett

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    I think Informed Consent protects the patient's right to make decisions about their medical care without their healthcare provider trying to influence the decision, which is ...

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    This solution provides thoughts about informed consent and a patient's permission to proceed with a medical treatment plan.

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