The idea of informed consent can be viewed as an old procedure. It is normal and in fact, essential that any medical procedures must be properly informed to the patient. This is being done not only to obtain the patient’s consent, but also to increase the patient’s awareness when it comes to potential medical risks that may come along the way. Informed consent became a commonplace event to which some physicians believe that this is a possible generator of medical malpractice claims. We discussed that in some cases, the hospital itself is being liable Continue reading...