52.1. The consent of a beneficiary or his legal representative to anesthesia or surgery shall be supported by a written document signed by the beneficiary or his legal representative specifying that the beneficiary has obtained appropriate information, particularly about possible risks or effects. The document must be countersigned by the attending physician or dentist and be preserved in the beneficiary’s record.
O.C. 545-86, s. 19; O.C. 375-88, s. 1.