- You have a right to get a second opinion and to choose not to have a treatment that you feel uncomfortable with.
- It is your surgeon’s job to clearly explain all of your options.
- Your surgeon will ask you to sign a form to say that you understand and agree to your surgery and the risks involved.
- If you need some extra support when talking to your surgeon, you can ask someone like a friend or family member to help you.
Best care guidance for non-urgent elective surgery
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Reviewed on: 07-12-2020