Informed consent and living kidney donation: more (information) is not always better.

Abstract

The roles of informed consent in medicine are to promote patient centered autonomy, protect the physician from liability and limit paternalism (1). Although informed consent has evolved to include a description of the procedure, relevant risks and benefits and an assessment of the patient’s comprehension and acceptance of the intervention, it is unclear… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03813.x

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@article{Ladin2011InformedCA, title={Informed consent and living kidney donation: more (information) is not always better.}, author={Keren Ladin and Douglas W. Hanto}, journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons}, year={2011}, volume={11 12}, pages={2547-8} }