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 ...
The legal issues involved with refusing medical treatment are discussed.
In the context of Patient's Rights in health care, what impact has the Patient Self Determination Act on health care environment?
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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