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Informed consent issues in home care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10166266     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Providers have a responsibility to inform patients about the care they receive. With this responsibility, however, come liabilities. Agencies need to be aware of both the responsibilities and liabilities involved with informed consent and address them in everyday operations--failure to comply with the federal requirements can result in termination or nonrenewal of a provider's Medicare agreement.
Authors:
D Sheppard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Caring : National Association for Home Care magazine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0738-467X     ISO Abbreviation:  Caring     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-15     Completed Date:  1997-05-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301759     Medline TA:  Caring     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-9     Citation Subset:  E; H    
Affiliation:
AIG Healthcare Management Services, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Advance Directives / legislation & jurisprudence
Disclosure
Documentation
Government Regulation
Home Care Services / legislation & jurisprudence*
Humans
Informed Consent / legislation & jurisprudence*
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Liability, Legal
Mental Competency
Patient Advocacy / legislation & jurisprudence*
Patient Participation / legislation & jurisprudence
Power (Psychology)
United States

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