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  1. The medical record : Informing your patients before they consent.

    Article - En anglais

    In the language of medical liability, no concept has received as much misinterpretation as « informed consent. » In the last five years, most medical liability carriers have experienced a significant increase in claims that allege failure to obtain a proper informed consent prior to treatment.

    The authors discuss forensic testing of the medical record and offer recommendations for record-keeping.

    These suggestions, if followed, will help establish the reliability of the record as an accurate reflection of the treatment of the patient in any given case.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Consultation, Relation médecin malade, Information, Consentement éclairé, Faute professionnelle, Aspect médicolégal, Dossier médical, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consultation, Physician patient relation, Information, Informed consent, Malpractice, Forensic aspect, Medical record, Human

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0148333

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 16/11/1999.