Patient consent


Scenario for Post 1

You represent the hospital, and insist that the hospital has the right to assert the state’s interest over Ms. R. E. Fusal. Ms. Fusal is refusing to accept a blood transfusion. Without it, she will die. The hospital attorney is preparing for a court hearing where the judge will determine whether to order the transfusion or enforce the patient’s refusal. What arguments can you provide to the hospital attorney? What is the hospital’s rationale for requiring this patient to receive treatment?

add reference. 150-200 words