refusal to treatmedical dictionary

Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from patient refusal of treatment see treatment refusal which originates with the patient and not the health professional.

(12 Dec 1998)

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