Opinion: Informed consent: Right or rite?

  title={Opinion: Informed consent: Right or rite?},
  author={James F. Fries and Elizabeth F. Loftus},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  • 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… 
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