CONSENT OF PATIENT; WHEN CONCLUSIVELY ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO NRS 41A.110
NRS 41A.110 provides one method of proving that a patient has consented to a medical or surgical procedure. Such consent is to be deemed conclusively established if you find, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the physician did all of the following things:
- Explained to the patient in general terms without specific details the procedure to be undertaken;
- Explained to the patient alternative methods of treatment, if any, and their general nature;
- Explained to the patient that there may be risks, together with the general nature and extent of the risks involved, without enumerating such risks; and
- Obtained the signature of the patient on a statement containing an explanation of the procedure, alternative methods of treatment and the risks involved.
NEV J.I. 6.08