from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Consent by a patient to a surgical or medical procedure or participation in a clinical study after achieving an understanding of the relevant medical facts and the risks involved.
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- n. consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved
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