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Is extended consent not implied?
Dr KK Aggarwal and Ms Ira Gupta,  16 April 2018
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No, extended consent is not implied.Implied consent (tacit consent) is the most common variety and is generally accepted in the practice of a family physician or consultant who generally prescribes medicines after noting the history of the patient and physical examination. The fact that a patient comes to a doctor for treatment of an ailment implies that he is agreeable to medical examination in the general sense. This is implied consent and would encompass physical examination (not i
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