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Updated Language for Consent to Treat and Surgical Consent

The following language will be added to the Consent for Treatment document:

I understand the risk of exposure to COVID-19 contraction while in the hospital and the risk of a COVID-19 infection slowing recovery from any treatment/testing procedure.

The following language will be added to the surgical consent under the Risks, Benefits, and Complications section:

*The risk of exposure to and contraction of COVID-19 while in the hospital and the risk of COVID-19 infection slowing recovery from the procedure

April 29, 2020