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Written patient consent required for sensitive exams, HHS guidance says

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Written patient consent required for sensitive exams, HHS guidance says
The US Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidance on Monday clarifying that hospitals must obtain written consent for sensitive exams, such as pelvic, breast or prostate exams – especially if patients will be under anesthesia during the exam.

​ The US Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidance on Monday clarifying that hospitals must obtain written consent for sensitive exams, such as pelvic, breast or prostate exams – especially if patients will be under anesthesia during the exam. Read More Breaking News, Latest News and Videos | CNN 

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