Transparency: Informed Consent in Primary Care

Howard Brody

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Current legal standards of informed consent send the wrong message to physicians about their moral and legal expectations. A “transparency” model that sees consent as a conversation process can enhance good medical practice and patient autonomy without foreclosing appropriate judicial review. 1989 The Hastings Center

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-9
Number of pages5
JournalHastings Center Report
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Philosophy
  • Health Policy


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