First the post was fine. Be careful as posting can become addictive!
In my practice I verbally consent. If Ido procedural sedation I get written_signed consent which covers both.
Martin Herman, M.D.
> Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 11:31:54 -0500
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> Subject: Hello. This is my first list serv post, so I hope it works well!
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> Hello. This is my first list serv post, so I hope it works well!
> I am wondering what institutions do about informed consent for abscess drainage. Do you require patients to sign a form, do verbal consent, or consider the treatment part of consent for treatment signed when patients register?
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