Medical Battery: When Patient Rights Conflict with Quality of Care

Abstract

An important legal issue with potential ethical, monetary and patient care implications involves the revocation of informed consent and the potential for a lawsuit based on medical battery. In performing medical or surgical... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Claire La Roche (Longwood University)

Topic Area

Topics: Public Sector, Not for Profit, & Health Care Management

Session

PS1 » Managing Conflict/Law/Medical Battery (13:30 - Wednesday, 22nd February, Ashley)

Paper

LaRocheMedicalBattery.pdf

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