Get All of the Facts
"Informed consent" is an individual's agreement to allow medical treatment to be rendered based upon full disclosure of all of the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision.
What Did You Give Up?
Signing a statement assuming the risks involved with a procedure does not let the doctor or hospital off the hook if they fail to perform according to acceptable levels of care.
What Happens If...
In the event of an illness or accident, a person may have been left in a physical and mental condition in which they are unable to make decisions. Find out more inside.