Opinion: Informed consent: Right or rite?

@article{Fries1979OpinionIC,
  title={Opinion: Informed consent: Right or rite?},
  author={James F. Fries and Elizabeth F. Loftus},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={1979},
  volume={29}
}
  • J. Fries, E. Loftus
  • Published 1 September 1979
  • Medicine
  • CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
matic growth of the doctrine of “? In formed Consent―—the full disclosure of the risks, benefits, and options associated with any experimental procedure. Yet proponents of this concept have generally failed to consider harmful reactions that might result from the information pro vided during an informed consent dis cussion. The issues are more complex than they seem initially, and the informed consent coin certainly has two sides. Although the legal concept of “? con sent―has been… 
The structure of informed consent in psychiatric research
The manner in which the informed consent process is structured was explored by means of intensive interviews with 17 experienced psychiatric researchers. Despite differing views on informed consent,
A Comment on an Alleged Association between Hypnosis and Death: Two Remarkable Cases
TLDR
It is concluded that these cases do not imply a duty to warn subjects/patients that one possible negative consequence of undergoing hypnosis is death and that the alerting suggestion used to terminate the hypnosis was inappropriate and may have specifically adversely affected this particular subject due to her phobia regarding electricity.
Handbook of bioethics : taking stock of the field from a philosophical perspective
Introduction: Taking Stock of Bioethics from a Philosophical Perspective G. Khushf. I: The Emergence of Bioethics. The History of Bioethics as a Discipline A.R. Jonsen. II: Bioethical Theory.
Patient autonomy, paternalism, and the conscientious physician
  • S. Wear
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Theoretical medicine
  • 1983
TLDR
The standards, criteria, and mechanisms by which paternalistic interventions might be justified in cases when the diminishment remains too substantial to merit acceptance of the patients' directives are considered.
Research report: do general practitioners tell their patients about side effects to common treatments?
TLDR
Investigation of the extent to which general practitioners in Denmark inform their patients about possible side effects without being asked when a common treatment is proposed indicates that the information given to patients about side effects by Danish general practitioners is not in accordance with the principle of respect for the patients' autonomy and not with the requirements of Danish legislation.
Reports of Recovered Memories in Therapy, Informed Consent, and Generalizability: Response to Commentaries
We respond to various comments on our article (this issue, p. 3), which reported prevalence percentages of reports of recovered memories in therapy. We consider arguments against informed consent in
The finasteride riddle
TLDR
The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial yielded a paradoxical finding: a decrease in low-grade PCa accompanied by an apparent increase in high-grade disease, which suggests that concern over the risks of finasteride may be unfounded.