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Making your medical decisions

Bowen Hosford

Making your medical decisions

your rights and harsh choices today

by Bowen Hosford

  • 249 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by F. Ungar in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sick -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Medical laws and legislation -- United States.,
    • Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States.,
    • Physician and patient -- United States.,
    • Medicine -- Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBowen Hosford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3823 .H67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3784046M
      ISBN 100804455023
      LC Control Number81040464
      OCLC/WorldCa7835885

      This booklet does not cover every issue regarding your right to make your own health care decisions. If you have more questions, request to speak with your physician, a hospital Social Worker, Chaplain or an attorney. Also talk with your doctor about the medical issues involved in your Size: KB.   The translation of Medical Decision Making: A Physician’s Guide into Portuguese has been published by Guanabara Koogan SA as Decisões Médicas Baseadas em Evidências (“Medical decisions based on evidence”), which is an interesting spin on the course, we’re interested in decisions based on values at least as much as evidence, but I can see where this may have been a . You have a right to make your own decisions about your healthcare, guided by the advice of health professionals. This guidance means making sure you fully understand your medical treatment options so you can weigh up options along with the benefits and risks before making a decision. This is called shared decision making.


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