informed consent

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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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And, obviously, assisted suicide laws apply only to consenting adults, not to those incapable of consent.
Even today, 50 percent to 60 percent of Americans believe that a sexual relationship between consenting adults of the same sex is always wrong; fewer than 30 percent unequivocally say that it's "not wrong.
The legal standard for sexual privacy should be this: No private sexual act should be illegal as long as all parties to it are consenting adults and no one else is harmed in the process.
New Delhi [India], Feb 16 ( ANI ): In his submissions before the Supreme Court in connection with cases of so called honour killings by Khap Panchayats, Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran on Friday stated that action would be initiated against those involved in protesting a marriage between consenting adults.
They may be consenting adults but it's usually out of sheer desperation they find themselves on the game.
A man named Richard Morris had put forward a petition calling on ministers "to amend the law against incest so it is not applicable in cases where participants are both consenting adults over the age of 21".
Back then, Americans were not just opposed to allowing gay couples to marry--they were evenly divided on whether "relations" between consenting adults of the same gender should even be legal, according to Gallup.
Instead it sets life imprisonment as the penalty for a homosexual act where one of the partners is infected with HIV, sex with minors and the disabled, as well as repeated sexual offences among consenting adults.
Homosexuality between consenting adults was decriminalised in the late 60s, so why the prurience now?
The ballot initiative, which garnered the support of over 12,000 San Francisco voters, sought to restrict non-therapeutic circumcision to consenting adults.
No, the consumerswere not consenting adults, but victimswhowere seduced, groomed and lured into the bankers'' financial trap in order for those Amani clad racketeers to claim their immoral rewards.
Put in another way, it seems that Mr Roberts has no objection to the speaking of Welsh, so long as it is done by consenting adults in private.