A patient has received a complete description of a medical treatment regimen including risks, hazards, complications, and prognosis. What is this type of explanatory procedure called?
a. DSM-IV guidelines
b. risk management
c. full disclosure
d. vicarious liability
C: The process of giving a patient a complete description of medical treatment is called full disclosure. In vicarious liability, a person can be held liable for harm done to another person. Risk management assesses, identifies, and controls risks that originate from operational factors. DSM-IV guidelines are diagnosis and management guidelines for psychiatric disorders.