Informed consent: what health care professionals need to know, Part 2.
In Part 1, the author explained that although the responsibility to obtain informed consent typically rests with physicians, nurse managers need to understand their role as caregivers and members of the health care team. This month, read about informed consent issues such as the verbal contract, emergency procedures, and the patient's competence to consent.
Published In/Presented At
Fiesta J. Informed consent: what health care professionals need to know, Part 2. Nurs Manage. 1999 Jul;30(7):6-7. PMID: 10562075.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Patient Care Services / Nursing