TITLE

A PATIENT'S RIGHT TO KNOW: A CASE FOR MANDATING DISCLOSURE OF PHYSICIAN SUCCESS RATE AS AN ELEMENT OF INFORMED CONSENT

AUTHOR(S)
Rado, Steven G.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a general background on informed consent law in the U.S. The legal maxim demanding informed consent prior to the performance of a medical process is well based in the common law. Under the negligence standard, the basic elements of any negligence claim are needed to found duty, liability and harm, however states vary on the standard to define physician negligence.
ACCESSION #
43879418

 

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