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dc.contributor.authorTanner, Christinaeng
dc.contributor.authorSafranek, Saraheng
dc.date.issued2007eng
dc.description.abstractYour documentation of a patient's refusal to undergo a test or intervention should include: an assessment of the patient's competence to make decisions, a statement indicating a lack of coercion; a description of your discussion with him (or her) regarding the need for the treatment, alternatives to treatment, possible risks of treatment, and potential consequences of refusal; and a summary of the patient's reasons for refusal (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, based on expert opinion and case series).eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/3618eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofcollectionClinical Inquiries, 2007 (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of family practice, 56, no. 12 (December 2007): 1048-1049eng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectpatient competenceeng
dc.subjectrisk perceptioneng
dc.subjectpatient educationeng
dc.subject.lcshPatient refusal of treatmenteng
dc.subject.lcshInformed consent (Medical law)eng
dc.subject.lcshPatients -- Legal status, laws, etceng
dc.titleHow should you document a patient's refusal to undergo a necessary intervention?eng
dc.typeArticleeng


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