J Dentofacial Anom Orthod
Volume 19, Number 3, 2016
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||14 December 2018|
Maxillofacial surgery and its legal responsibilities
Specialist in dentofacial orthopedics
2 DSO, Doctorate in law, Doctorate in care ethics, Honorary University lecturer at Paris VII
3 Masters in health law, University Hospital Assistant, Paris VII
4 Expert at the Paris Court of Appeal
Address for correspondence: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 25 February 2016
From a few simple questions are reminded the notion of medical contract within maxillofacial surgery, the obligations charged to the practitioner in particular with regard to information and informed consent of the patient. The specifics of cosmetic surgery and the situation of minors are also discussed.
Key words: Professional liability / care agreement / consent
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