informed consent

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consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved

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Even today, 50 percent to 60 percent of Americans believe that a sexual relationship between consenting adults of the same sex is always wrong; fewer than 30 percent unequivocally say that it's "not wrong.
The legal standard for sexual privacy should be this: No private sexual act should be illegal as long as all parties to it are consenting adults and no one else is harmed in the process.
489, a California law "decriminalizing all privately performed sexual acts between consenting adults.
Sexuality between consenting adults, whether it involves money or not, is not the business of any government or other authority," he explained.
Instead it sets life imprisonment as the penalty for a homosexual act where one of the partners is infected with HIV, sex with minors and the disabled, as well as repeated sexual offences among consenting adults.
In a major setback for the largely closeted homosexual community in India, the apex court had on December 11 issued an order describing gay sex between consenting adults as a criminal offence.
Homosexuality between consenting adults was decriminalised in the late 60s, so why the prurience now?
No, the consumerswere not consenting adults, but victimswhowere seduced, groomed and lured into the bankers'' financial trap in order for those Amani clad racketeers to claim their immoral rewards.
There were two consenting adults in all these transactions, a borrower and a lender, and they may both have made wrong calls.
Put in another way, it seems that Mr Roberts has no objection to the speaking of Welsh, so long as it is done by consenting adults in private.
MY sense of propriety is exercised by the intention of the present government to extend use of the term marriage to a civil union between consenting adults of the same gender.
Max likes a bit of a beating, we know, but even he has to know the difference between a little severe spanking among consenting adults and the torture of real prisoners in Bahraini dungeons.
The Author Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Is the theatre a safe place where consenting adults can watch representations of every variation of sex and violence and go home with a warm, civilised feeling?
1957: The Wolfenden Report recommended that homosexual acts between consenting adults should be decriminalised in the UK.
A school source said: "It is between two consenting adults, the problem stems from the fact that this film was left in the wrong place and a possible misuse of school equipment.