Psychiatrist–Patient Relationships and the Law

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TABLE 41–2. Common limitations of testimonial privilege
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TABLE 41–3. Required minimum standard of care for a somatic treatment of a psychiatric patient
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TABLE 41–4. Common negligent prescription practices
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TABLE 41–5. Informed consent: reasonable information to be disclosed
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TABLE 41–6. Common consent options for patients lacking the mental capacity for health care decisions
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TABLE 41–7. Indications for seclusion and restraint
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TABLE 41–8. Contraindications to seclusion and restraint


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