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informed consent law [1 record]

Record 1 2005-03-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Health Law
CONT

Consent and informed consent law is an important part of Canadian health law jurisprudence. It is a manifestation of our society's deep reverence for the ethical principle of autonomy and plays a central role in defining the nature of the physician/patient relationship.

CONT

In some provinces in Canada the law of consent and informed consent is now being codified in legislation.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Droit de la santé
CONT

Même si le droit du consentement au Canada impose aux prestateurs de soins de santé des obligations de divulguer de plus en plus lourdes, il est encore difficile pour les plaignants ou les patients d'avoir gain de cause lorsqu'ils intentent des poursuites fondées sur le droit du consentement éclairé.

CONT

Le droit sur le consentement éclairé s'applique à toute la gamme de services médicaux et des soins de santé.

Key term(s)
  • droit qui régit le consentement éclairé
  • droit relatif au consentement éclairé

Spanish

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