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Why is informed consent overlooked when it comes to resident obstetric treatment?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: It shouldn't
All procedures should go through an informed consent process regardless of who is doing the procedure.
You do not need to give consent to be seen by a resident. It is your choice to go to a teaching hospital. If you don't want that, don't go there. A resident is a licensed doctor who is undergoing specialty training.

In brief: It shouldn't
All procedures should go through an informed consent process regardless of who is doing the procedure.
You do not need to give consent to be seen by a resident. It is your choice to go to a teaching hospital. If you don't want that, don't go there. A resident is a licensed doctor who is undergoing specialty training.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Having residents around keeps the older doctors smart. I knew this when I was a resident, and now being an older doctor, I know I was right. You're in the best possible hands with the residents at a teaching hospital.
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