Informed consent in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The physician/patient relationship--the doctor as a fiduciary.

@article{Carlisle2002InformedCI,
  title={Informed consent in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The physician/patient relationship--the doctor as a fiduciary.},
  author={John R Carlisle},
  journal={Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={213-24, viii}
}
  • John R Carlisle
  • Published 2002 in
    Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of…
This article reviews the principle of informed consent and the ethical and legal bases upon which it rests. The process of obtaining an appropriate informed consent is explored, and the elements that make a consent valid are delineated. The principles of substitute decision-making and the special rules applied to circumstances such as emergency, therapeutic… CONTINUE READING