Corpus ID: 32785554

HealthPro When Your Patient Refuses

  title={HealthPro When Your Patient Refuses},
  author={CNA HealthPro},
  • CNA HealthPro
  • Published 2005
  • Numerous malpractice lawsuits have been filed against health care providers by patients who claimed that, upon suffering a serious injury after refusing care, they did not fully understand the potential consequences of such refusal. In a typical situation, a patient alleges that the health care provider was negligent in not fully disclosing the risks of treatment refusal. Coupled with this allegation is the assertion by the patient that he would have consented to the procedure or treatment if… CONTINUE READING