Doctor A visits newborn boy, Buddy, and his mother on Monday morning around 7:00 am. Buddy was delivered vaginally Sunday morning, after which Doctor A provided initial newborn care. Doctor A reexamines Buddy, who is doing well with no abnormal findings. Doctor A asks about the parents’ wishes concerning circumcision. Buddy’s mother expresses concerns about circumcising her son and asks to delay a decision on whether to circumcise until she can discuss this with Buddy’s father later that morning. Doctor A explains that she will be seeing patients at her office the rest of the day but another physician from her practice, Doctor B, will be available if the parents wish to have the procedure performed prior to discharge. Doctor A documents that 15 minutes were spent in discussion with Buddy’s mother about circumcision and instructions for newborn care after discharge. Later that day, Buddy’s parents decide to have the...

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