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Many changes have occurred over the past decade in legal responsibilities of nurses. These reforms have led to attitude changes toward nurses by the legal, medical, and public realms. To avoid legal charges of negligence, nurses must keep abreast of the rapidly changing areas of instrumentation, documentation, and patient care.
The failure of a physician to disclose all of the risks associated with an operative procedure is considered a breach of professional duty and, therefore, a negligent act. Consent for a procedure does not necessarily have to be written; however, signed forms provide written evidence of the patient's agreement. Documentation is essential, especially in cases… (More)