The mole remains the sameBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a349 (Published 19 June 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1391
- Jeffrey C McIlwain, consultant, clinical risk management
- 1St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Elwyn’s comment is interesting as an appeal. However, one wonders whether this ideal is a factual elution or a wish list.1 I would like references for his statement that “Consent is often completed a few hours before the intended procedure.” Does he mean the reaffirmation or the primary consent taking process? In hospital, the latter may …
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