Chir 13.02Chir 13.02Informed consent. Any chiropractor who treats a patient shall inform the patient about the availability of reasonable alternate modes of treatment and about the benefits and risks of these treatments. The reasonable chiropractor standard is the standard for informing a patient. The reasonable chiropractor standard requires disclosure only of information that a reasonable chiropractor would know and disclose under the circumstances.
Chir 13.03Chir 13.03Exceptions to communication of alternate modes of treatment. The chiropractor's duty to inform patients of alternate modes of treatment does not require disclosure of any of the following:
Chir 13.03(1)(1) Detailed technical information that in all probability a patient would not understand.
Chir 13.04Chir 13.04Recordkeeping. A chiropractor's patient record shall include documentation that he or she has communicated alternate modes of treatment to their patient and has obtained informed consent from their patient in keeping with s. Chir 11.02 (5).