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1

what are the three levels of medical ethics?

Laws, guidelines and recommendations, ethics

2

what are 2 reason for consent?

battery and negligence

3

what is battery?

unlawful touching- patient doesn't need to be harmed

4

what is the main difference between consent and contract

in consent, the patient can pull out at anytime and there will be no fines

5

is a contract bound?

yeeees

6

can a competant patient refuse treatment?

yes

7

whats the deal with consent in an emergency?

you dont need it