Consent, consultation and outpatient clinics in radiology: Are we moving with the times?

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Abstract

Informed consent in medical practice is a continuing process of communication between the patient and the treating medical practitioner. The legal and ethical implications of this when performing inpatient and outpatient procedures for our patients is evolving as the range, type, and acuity of procedures Interventional Radiologists perform is constantly changing. This article explores current guidelines around the consent process and discusses the role of ward rounds and outpatient clinic, with its implication for consent as our specialty evolves.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Volume64
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020

Keywords

  • consent
  • interventional radiology
  • IRSA
  • RANZCR

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