Q: I have a humerus implant and I want it removed as it is causing problems. Does the doctor have to honor my request?
A: An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Doctors don't automatically carry out a patient's orders simply based a patient's will. It's true that they essentially work to provide treatment that a patient wants. And you probably have sound reasons for your position. But doctors evaluate such complex procedures with a considerable deliberation. They often consult with colleagues. And they offer patients their recommendations to enable them to make the best decision based on the benefits and risks. Good luck
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