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Unformatted text preview: Duty - Pt must be sufficiently informed of risks involved before having a procedure Which risks should be disclosed? Standard of care What a reasonable pt would want to know --> decided by jury Causation Subjective - ask plaintiff would you have undergone the procedure if you had known the risks? Obviously, no Objective - What would a reasonable person in the position of that pt have done --> much better...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course HPAA 310 taught by Professor Deanharris during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07