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Informed consent

Informed consent in physiotherapy practice: it is not what is said but how it is said

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 27/02/2018

This paper discusses the concept of informed consent in the context of contemporary biomedical ethics. A change in UK law regarding what information should be provided to patients has brought to the fore ...

Consent and Physiotherapy Practice

Publication - Posted on 31/10/2012

Professional practice guidance about patient consent to physiotherapy in line with current law and relevant Health Department guidance. ...

Respecting patient autonomy and obtaining their informed consent: ethical theory—missing in action

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 05/10/2010

The legal and ethical requirement to obtain a patient's informed or valid consent to treatment is founded on the philosophical theory of patient autonomy. This paper discusses this theory and its ...

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