Shoulder Dystocia and the Duty of Informed Consent

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This article discusses the need for medical practitioners to consult state law rather than rely exclusively on ACOG Practice Bulletins when attempting to determine their obligation of informed consent when it comes to the potential problem of Shoulder Dystocia.

This article was originally published in Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy Vol. 29, Number 6, March 2012

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Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Health Updates, Personal Injury Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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