Our recent issue Consent, Refusal of Care, and Shared Decision-Making for Pediatric Patients in Emergency Settings summarizes these concepts and provides case examples that may be encountered. It explains the essential elements of informed consent, the distinction between the informed consent process and the document, how to approach treatment refusal, and approaches to involving patients and their surrogates in shared decision-making.
It also includes Risk Management Pitfalls Involving Consent, Refusal, and Shared Decision-Making for Pediatric Patients. You can review the pitfalls below, and read the full issue for more information.
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Last Updated on October 18, 2021