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Unformatted text preview: emergency have to have a consent form unless in an emergency or a representative consent for the patient. Without a written consent form the health care provider may face battery claim for unpermitted touching. Consent forms are very important in many ways to insure that patient is informed with all information and risk available prior to his or her treatment or procedure, also making sure what information can be shared and with whom....
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course HCR 230 taught by Professor Volk during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11