Definition of informed consent in English:
Permission granted in the knowledge of the possible consequences, typically that which is given by a patient to a doctor for treatment with full knowledge of the possible risks and benefits.
- Recent case law on malpractice litigation and informed consent has been incorporated.
- Regrettably, the very same design meant that it was not possible to obtain the informed consent of the patients.
- The clinic also tells patients that the risks are so unknown it does not think informed consent is possible.
Definition of informed consent in:
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