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Informed Consent – Does It Matter?

Before a doctor performs any kind of significant medical procedure on a patient, he or she must obtain that patient’s informed consent, or risk a potential medical malpractice claim.  That means that the patient must be made aware of the potential … Read More

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Informed Consent Necessary for Metal Hips to Avoid Medical Malpractice Claims

A physician must obtain the informed consent of a patient before beginning any procedure, carefully explaining the risks and benefits, and ultimately allowing the patient to decide what to do.  In order to provide the information necessary to obtain informed … Read More

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