Openness and honesty in gaining fully informed consent will benefit both patients and doctorsBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1784 (Published 07 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1784
- Stephen N Bolsin, specialist anaesthetist1
- 1Geelong Hospital, Geelong, Vic, Australia
Godlee is right to highlight the need for patients to be properly informed at the time they give consent to treatment.1 The Bolam principle, which was enunciated as advice to a jury in …
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