Chapter 3

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sanfranfan93
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Chapter 3
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2011-10-30 22:20:20
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Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
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  1. What is the type of consent given when a patient verbally or otherwise acknowledges that he or she wants you to provide care or transport?
    Expressed Consent
  2. What is the type of consent when a patient is unconscious or otherwise incapable of making a rational informed decision and is unable to give consent?
    Implied Consent
  3. What is most commonly defined by state law, and outlines the care you are able to provide for the patient
    Scope of Practice
  4. What are written documentation by a physician giving permission to medical personnel to not attempt resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest?
    Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders
  5. What are written documentation that specifies medical treatment for a competent patient should the patient become unable to make decisions, also called a living will or health care directive?
    Advance Directive

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