Your father has just been given the drug Ativan without your consent and you are in panic mode. The nurse tells you he/she knows what they are doing and they can decide whatever treatment they wish. What do you do in this panic time when your loved one has just been given something and you don’t know what it is? Each and every day many people in hospital and office settings are given antipsychotic drugs without consent, that increases suicidal or deadly results.
The nurse doesn’t tell you about #70707 the state health law that says patients have the right to accept or refuse any treatment or procedure. Now would you have known that? No; not unless youhave a medical or legal background. So what else do you not know?
Patients rights are under siege, as evidenced in a recent survey conducted by the National Institute for Patient Rights. We really don’t know what is going on, so how do we protect yourself. "HELP"
Sorry we couldn't complete your registration. Please try again.
Please enter your email to finish creating your account.
Receive a personalized list of podcasts based on your preferences.