Informed consent meets managed care.

Abstract

The doctrine of informed consent requires that health care providers disclose to patients the nature of procedures to be performed and the attendant risks, benefits, and alternatives. Equipped with an understanding of their options, patients then have the right to consent to treatment or to refuse it. Obtaining informed consent can be an intricate process… (More)

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@article{StromGottfried1998InformedCM, title={Informed consent meets managed care.}, author={Kimberly Strom-Gottfried}, journal={Health & social work}, year={1998}, volume={23 1}, pages={25-33} }