Explore BrainMass
Share

Refusing Medical Care because of Religious Reasons

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

How do you respond to a patient who refuses medical care because of religious reasons, especially if the diagnosis is treatable

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:10 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/health-sciences/issues-in-health-care-delivery/refusing-medical-care-because-of-religious-reasons-566273

Solution Preview

There's nothing you can do. Offering all the options, and procedures for consideration will be done by medical professionals and then legally a medical provider cannot force a patient to have services.

There may be exceptions, though. If a parent refuses treatment for a condition that is treatable for a child, protective services or court order could mandate the treatment. Bruce Patsner, M.D, J.D. writes, "Legal precedent and ...

Solution Summary

The legal issues involved with refusing medical treatment are discussed.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

In the context of Patient's Rights in health care, what impact has the Patient Self Determination Act on health care environment?

I need help with the following questions. Thanks.

1. In the context of Patient's Rights in health care, what impact has the Patient Self Determination Act on health care environment?

2. How do you respond to a patient who refuses medical care because of religious reasons especially if the diagnosis is treatable?

3. How do you balance full disclosure vs. protection of the organization from liability?

View Full Posting Details