A History and Theory of Informed Consent

A History and Theory of Informed Consent

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A timely, authoritative discussion of an important clincial topic, this useful book outlines the history, function, nature and requirements of informed consent, focusing on patient autonomy as central to the concept. Primarily a philosophical analysis, the book also covers legal aspects, with chapters on disclosure, comprehension, and competence.show more

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  • Hardback | 408 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 27.9mm | 635.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195036867
  • 9780195036862
  • 561,656

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'In addition to its substantive contribution and its excellent scholarship, A History and Theory of Informed Consent is remarkable for its organization, clarity and logical exposition. It adds immensely to our capacity to think through the problems of informed consent in both its ethical and procedural senses.' * Contemporary Psychology *show more

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