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What is the meaning of consent for medical treatment?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta,  10 March 2019
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Consent for the purpose of medical treatment means grant of permission by the patient for an act to be carried out by the doctor, such as a diagnostic, surgical or therapeutic procedure.The doctor-patient contract is almost always of the implied type, except where a written informed consent is obtained because no formal contract is usually written when a patient visits a doctor.The Black’s Law Dictionary defines the terms express consent and implied consent as:
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