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Informed consent forms and the process of obtaining informed consent

Outline the informed consent requirements. What is the responsibility of the allied health professional with regard to informed consent forms and the process of obtaining informed consent?

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Outline the informed consent requirements. What are the responsibility of the allied health professionals with regard to informed consent forms and the process of obtaining informed consent?

Informed consent is typically the process of getting permission from a patient after a physician has explained a procedure to the patient. This includes any risks, benefits, other types of alternative procedures and making sure that the patient understands all of these conditions. The physician has an ethical duty to make sure the patient completely understands all elements of the situations. This includes signatures on forms including all of the information that is explained and is called explicit consent. In any case, the ...

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The expert examines the informed consent forms and the process of obtained informed consent is determined.

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