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Informed Consent in Advanced Reproductive Technology

Chapter

Abstract

Informed consent is a process in which clinicians educate patients in a manner that allows the patients to make an educated decision providing permission to undergo a procedure. This chapter reviews the necessity of real education in the process and practical tools to improve informed consent in the clinic.

Keywords

Informed consent Risks Patient education Guidelines Regulations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Utah School of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA

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