oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Informed consent - where do we stand in South Africa in 2004? : comment
Extracted from text ... COMMENT Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia - July 2004 5 Informed consent - where do we stand in South Africa in 2004? The issue of informed consent seems to have re-surfaced recently. Perhaps this is as a result of the whole issue being revisited and redefined in the National Health Bill, or perhaps our patients are becoming increasingly aware of their rights, which is not a bad thing. Chapter 2 of the National Health Bill legislates the following: 1. Every health care provider must inform a user of the following: The user's health status, unless there ..
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