Should I have patients sign an Informed Refusal if they do not want a radiology report of a CBCT scan?
The practice of Informed Refusal is a good risk mitigation practice and encouraged by many malpractice carriers. It is beneficial to contact your malpractice carrier and/or legal counsel to obtain the forms and appropriate protocols for implementing the practice within your region.
For reference only, CNA has published a brochure on Informed Refusal specific to dental practices (and has included an informed refusal sample):
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