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Legal and Ethical Considerations for Radiology Procedural Consent

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Abstract

This chapter will introduce readers to the legal and ethical principles of patient autonomy as well as the consenting process in the context of scenarios such as types of consents, capacity determination, communication, and liability risks.

Keywords

Informed consent Legal Ethics Malpractice Liability 

Notes

Acknowledgement

The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance of J.D. candidates Elodie Jean-Phillipe and Andryse Leukeu.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Legal DepartmentThe Johns Hopkins Health System CorporationBaltimoreUSA

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