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Unformatted text preview: emergency. It is the solely the job of the provider to explain procedures and treatment to the patient. In the case of medical emergencies where the patient is unable to give written consent, it is not necessary to acquire consent as long as the situation is such that the patient is in dire need of treatment and may worsen or become fatal if treatment is not provided. All procedures and details should be adequately documented in the case of emergency and no consent is obtained....
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- Spring '10