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Rethinking informed consent

‘[Some] have come to suspect that informed consent is not fundamental to good biomedical practice, and . . . attempts to make it so are neither necessary nor achievable. We hope that the juggernaut of informed consent requirements that has been constructed across the last fifty years will be reformed and reduced within a far shorter period.’

Manson NC, O’Neill O. Rethinking informed consent in bioethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, p200.

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