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The nurse’s role in obtaining informed consent from the patient
 

The nurse’s role in obtaining informed consent from the patient

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Nurses are often involved in the process of obtaining a patient's consent concerning the treatment or procedures as they spend the most time with patients. Thus, it is crucial for nurses to better understand the role they play in obtaining informed consent from patients.
 
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6 Jan 2017 - General
 
In my whole experience we, nurses are the ones who let the informed consent signed. It is mainly because doctors are the ones who explain that a certain procedure will be done and document in the chart to take the informed consent signed. But prior c...
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In dentistry, specifically in India, it can be a dangerous job to ask a dental nurse to take an informed consent from the patient. As there is not prior education regarding dentistry or medicine, the nurses don't often realise the importance of i...
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Nurses, whose functions are diversified in patient care and patient well being. Not always all doctors can not go for direct informed consent with patient or other patient family members as the reasons behind we well known, so at this critical commun...
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