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What is informed consent?

Doctors in Illinois are required to present patients with a clear description of their medical condition as well as treatment options. Failing to do so could be construed as negligence. Health care professionals cannot simply give patients the treatments they think are best under most circumstances. Patients must agree to receive treatment after going over their choices. This is known as informed consent.

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FAQ Medical Malpractice

Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Malpractice

Q: What is medical malpractice?

A: Medical malpractice is negligence committed by a professional health care provider, such as a doctor, nurse, dentist, technician, hospital worker or hospital, whose treatment of a patient departs from a standard of care met by those with similar training and experience, resulting in harm to a patient...

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