Quiz - Are you liable for failing to warn of the risks of colonoscopy?

A patient is trying to sue you and the surgeon for failing to warn her of the risks of laparotomy and bowel resection surgery, which left her with a colostomy.

Are you liable?

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Dr Craig Lilienthal is a GP and medicolegal adviser in Sydney, NSW.

This quiz first appeared in AusDoc's Medicolegal Group.

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