|HB 0287||Relating to Certain Medical Procedures|
|Sponsor:||TATE||Handling House Bill:|
|Last Action:||01/24/95 - Referred H Judiciary and Ethics Committee|
HB0287 Tate, Phil
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HB 287 -- Informed Consent
This bill requires a physician or surgeon to obtain written informed consent of a patient before using a procedure or device not approved by the American Medical Association. Failure to obtain informed consent renders that physician or surgeon professionally liable.