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What is the difference between real and informed consent?

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The nature of express consent of the patient differs - known as ‘Real’ consent in UK and as ‘Informed’ consent in the US.The Department of Health, UK states that consent is the voluntary permission given by the patient to receive a particular treatment on the basis of adequate knowledge of the purpose, nature and the possible risks of the treatment, including the odds of its success and any alternatives to the treatment. Permission given under any unfair or undue pressure...
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