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Mercy considers you and your care partners an important part of your healthcare. Knowing your rights and role can help you make better decisions about your care.
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Informed consent means that you understand your treatment choices and their risks. Your caregivers should help you understand the treatment choices and risks, and what will happen if you are not treated.
Yes. They can take pictures, videos or other images and recordings to be used for your care or treatment, or to identify you. The staff must ask your permission to use the images or recordings for any other purposes.
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