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Journal of General Practice Nursing (GPN) | June 2021

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What should be discussed with a patient before medical treatment?

What should be discussed with a patient before medical treatment?
Editorial

Pages: 19 - 21

Article topics: Consent

Recent stories in the media about some patients suffering blood clots after the Astra-Zeneca v accine for Covid-19 has brought into sharp focus the need for information regarding the risks (and benefits) associated with medical treatment, which should be shared with patients.

A vaccination is no different to any other form of medical treatment when it comes to ensuring you have the patient’s informed consent.

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