Dr. Rosenbaum notes that she felt a formal informed consent discussion was unnecessary for her clavicular fracture repair, perhaps because her experience as a physician rendered the dialogue unnecessary. In what other clinical situations have you seen either a greater or lesser need for informed consent? How have you navigated those situations?
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Lisa Rosenbaum, MD
National correspondent for the New England Journal of Medicine, Cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Instructor at Harvard Medical School
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