informed consent definition

  • noun:
    • permission by a patient to a surgical or medical procedure or participation in a clinical research after achieving an awareness for the appropriate medical details as well as the risks involved.
    • permission by an individual to endure a medical or surgical treatment or even be involved in an experiment following the client understands the potential risks involved

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