What is the effect and operation of consent forms in chiropractic treatment?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from Malinowski v. Schneider, 2010 ABQB 734 (CanLII):

The effect and operation of consent forms has been addressed in the context of chiropractic treatment. Justice Yamauchi in Dickson v. Pinder, at para. 87, concluded that a consent form did not document informed consent as the patient in that matter did not understand “... the meaning and implications of the statements contained in that form.”

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