Informed consent is a crucial element in risk management. This Special Report is intended to build your knowledge and understanding of the elements of informed consent. The material also outlines how to document and communicate properly with your patients. Learn how informed consent, while a risk management necessity, has the two-fold benefit of protecting you while building lasting doctor-patient relationships — which can translate into a successful practice. Example forms are included to get you on your way. Inform before you perform!
Author: Joseph P. Graskemper, DDS, JD