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Module: Selected Topics in General Surgery

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Informed consent: what is the risk?

Author(s):

Peter Devitt
Professorial Surgical Unit
Royal Adelaide Hospital

Overview:

This case is a continuation of the one entitled "Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?" The focus is on the application of the principles of informed consent, using the example of a patient with an inguinal hernia.


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