What are the components of consent? |
Medico Legal Corner
eMediNexus Coverage from: 
What are the components of consent?

0 Read Comments                

Consent has three components: Disclosure, capacity and voluntariness.Disclosure: This pertains to the provision of relevant information by the clinician and its understanding by the patient.Capacity: This refers to the patient’s ability to understand the information provided to him/her and to appreciate the consequences of his/her decision that might reasonably be foreseen.Voluntariness: This signifies the patient’s right to arrive at a decision freely, without force, coercion or manipulation....
To Read or comment on this article,
create a free account.
Sign Up to instantly read 30000+ free Articles & 1000+ Case Studies
Create Account

Already registered?

Login Now