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informed consent

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noun
  1. a patient's consent to a medical or surgical procedure or to participation in a clinical study after being properly advised of the relevant medical facts and the risks involved.
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Origin of informed consent

First recorded in 1965–70
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informed consent in Medicine

informed consent

(ĭn-fôrmd)
n.
  1. Consent by a patient to a surgical or medical procedure or participation in a clinical study after achieving an understanding of the relevant medical facts and the risks involved.
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