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The Need for Informed Consent
"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.
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Signing the Consent Form Before Surgery
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.
You Couldn't Give Consent
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.