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Providers can treat child with one parent's consent, FL court rules Print E-mail
Written by Becker's Hospital Review   
Monday, 20 June 2016 00:00

The Florida Court of Appeals ruled it is not the duty of healthcare providers to investigate parental disagreements, nor is it required <that> providers receive consent from both parents before administering care to a child.

The court's decision resulted from a case in which a father sued a surgeon for performing adenoid and ear-tube surgery on his child without his consent. After initially...

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