What are the possible medicolegal issues involved in conducting a history and Mental Status Examination (MSE)?

Updated: Sep 24, 2020
  • Author: Jeffrey S Forrest, MD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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Become familiar with local, state, and national laws regarding specific situations. Cases of domestic violence are reportable in certain states; therefore, be aware of the physician's responsibility to the patient and to the law.

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