Informed Consent in Medical Practice: With Particular Reference to Neurology

Alan I. Faden, Ruth R. Faden

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Abstract

Informed consent is a significant ethical as well as medicolegal issue. Both aspects are summarized in this article, which focuses on the major unresolved problems raised by legal and moral analyses of informed consent. The discussion stresses the effects of the doctrine of informed consent on medical practice, with particular reference to problems encountered in the neurological health field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-764
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of neurology
Volume35
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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