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I have medical ethics question... My...
I have medical ethics question...
My 9 year old son is severely disabled and requires complete assistance for all activities. Last weekend he stayed at a group home that provides respite 1 weekend per month for my family. He's been known to bite his left arm when frustrated. This last weekend a staff member state she was bit by my son accidentally during their care. Following their own company procedures, the staff member was sent to a local clinic. The clinic would like me to bring in my son for a blood test. This does not sound like an ethically sound request to me. If a child bit another child at daycare or the daycare provider would they be required to be blood tested? My question is, from a medical perspective, is this an ethically sound request?
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Hi, no this is not sound ethical practice. Unless the company informed beforehand about such practice in writing beforehand and no financial obligation is there for blood test on your part.
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