Regular contributor Dr. MedLaw explains the legal doctrine “assumption of the risk,” helping answer the question “If a patient is explained the risks of medical care and agrees to the treatment, aren’t they agreeing to those risks?” Also, Cynthia Kelly, RD, CD (CEO of the Gluten Intolerance Group), discusses new understandings in gluten sensitivity and intolerance, including Celiac disease. She reviews the pathophysiology and addresses how to help patients overcome obstacles to reducing gluten intake.
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