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in medicine, a patient's written consent to a surgical or medical procedure or other course of treatment, given after the physician has told the patient all of the potential benefits, risks, and alternatives involved. Informed consent is also required for participation in clinical studies. The concept of informed consent is based on the principle that a physician has a duty to disclose to a patient information that allows the patient to make a reasonable decision regarding his or her own treatment. There is debate over whether special populations, such as children and the mentally ill, can really be considered to have given informed consent.
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Consensual homosexual activity in prison is not as high as other studies have found.
The Consensual Plan filed today incorporates terms agreed upon in principle on October 20 which were read into the court record on that date and then placed under seal by Judge Paskay pending the preparation of a formal agreement.
Phillips, 50, who is the daughter of the lead singer of The Mamas and The Papas, retracted her claim of the relationship being consensual on the 'Joy Behar Show' on February 2.
On the contrary, BDI is convinced that Macedonia will move forward with the consensual candidate," Osmani stated.
The lawyers contended the woman had a date with their client and they had consensual sex.
NNA - Jam Islamiya Deputy Imad Hout said in an interview on Tuesday with Al-Fajr Radio station that "the head of Change and Reform bloc Michel Aoun is not a consensual candidate, as his political practices since 2005 confirms to what side he really belongs.
Paskay interrupted a series of hearings concerning contested matters in the cases and urged creditors and the Company to initiate negotiations toward achieving a consensual plan, but the terms had remained under seal until today's filings.
The Supreme Court has not ruled on the extent to which government employers may regulate the private, consensual sexual behavior of their employees.
She denied this charge during trial but admitted to having illicit consensual sex when confronted by the presiding judge.
Damien McGuinness, 22, from Derry, had faced up to 25 years in jail after being accused of raping a tourist he met in a bar after his best friend first had consensual sex with her.
Dubai, Feb 17 (ANI): A New Zealander has dismissed the accusation of having consensual sex with his current girlfriend, a British woman, and his ex-girlfriend, a Brazilian woman.

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