The consequences of unwanted life saving treatment

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the consequences of unwanted, life- saving treatment. The courts needs to tigten up the laws that limit the scope of liability to professionals. Health professionals who are granted the right to share decisions with there patients are viewed as equal partners in there patients healthcare. Informed consent will be the corner stone of my testimony before you today. Goals to fix medical Issues Unwanted life living saving treatment has been a major liablitiy problem in the healthcare industry. Courts have battled with whether they can impose unlimited liability, or limit the scope of liability. One law that can help future healthcare providers is the Informed and consent law. Informed and consent is when, “Doctors give patients information about a particular treatment
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  • Spring '18
  • mike
  • Health care provider, consent law, CONGRESSIONAL HEADER

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