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Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice

Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker


Informed consent - as an ethical ideal and legal doctrine - has been the source of much concern to clinicians. Drawing on a diverse set of backgrounds and two decades of research in clinical settings, the authors - a lawyer, a physician, a social scientist, and a philosopher - help clinicians understand and cope with their legal obligations and show how the proper handling of informed consent can improve , rather than impede, patient care. Following a concise review of the ethical and legal foundations of informed consent, they provide detailed, practical suggestions for incorporating informed ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195126778
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195126778.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jessica W. Berg, author

Paul S. Appelbaum, author

Charles W. Lidz, author