INFORMED CONSENT AND ITS POSITION IN THE UK

INFORMED CONSENT AND ITS POSITION IN THE UK

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Informed consent is currently a widely accepted practice. It is a concept that arises as Beuchamp and Childress put it in ‘Principles of Biomedical Ethics’ from the ethical principle of patient autonomy. There are of course also views that it also arises from the principle of basic human rights.

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Saraswathy Krishnan

Saraswathy Krishnan is a Law graduate with honors from the University of Liverpool, England and is currently pursuing the Certificate in Legal Practice in Malaysia. She has keen interest in business and marketing besides law and politics. After some time of focusing on independent blogging, tutoring and getting her law degree, Saraswathy is currently working as a paralegal in a law firm and plays an active role in MyLegalWeb's Content Building and Management Team. When not working or studying, Saraswathy can be found in coffee shops regretting the fifth cup of coffee she's having for the day!

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