Surgery and Patient Choice: The Ethics of Decision Making
Washington, DC: ACOG, 2003 November; 6 p.
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ACOG Committee Opinion. Surgery and Patient Choice: The Ethics of Decision Making. Number 289, November 2003 Unknown author (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Ethics [ACOG], 2004-02)
Moulton, Benjamin; King, Jaime S (2010-03)Clinical evidence suggests that many patients undergo surgery that they would decline if fully informed. Failure to communicate the relevant risks, benefits, and alternatives of a procedure violates medical ethics and ...