EXERCISES, LESSON 1, SECTION III
It is recommended that you work the following exercises (1 through 11) before
beginning the next section of the lesson. After you have completed the exercises,
check your answers against the solutions following the exercises. For any answer
missed, reread the material referenced in the solution.
MULTIPLE-CHOICE. Select the ONE response (a, b, c, or d) that BEST completes the
statement or BEST answers the question.
The strictest interpretation of therapeutic privilege allows the physician to
withhold information only if he or she believes that disclosure would cause the
Respond poorly to treatment.
Become incompetent to consent to or refuse treatment.
Incur physical, psychological, or emotional harm.
Under therapeutic privilege, the physician obtains:
a. Blanket consent from the patient.
b. Express consent from the patient based on limited disclosure of the relevant
c. Consent from the patient based on full disclosure.
d. Freedom from the obligation to disclose any relevant information or to get
When therapeutic privilege is exercised, most courts require that ___________
who has been informed of all the relevant facts of treatment, concur with the
patient's consent to the procedure.