Informed Consent in Medical Treatment: Conflict or Consensus
Medicine and Law: The World Association for Medical Law 2006 June; 25(2): 319-339
The author reviews the legal theory and practice of the requirements for informed consent. He uses a discussion of relevant cases and judgements from courts in the UK, USA, Australia and Malaysia to illustrate apparently conflicting attitudes exemplified by these cases. From this he aims to form some consensus in their application to everyday practice.
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