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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He also signed the Women's Right to Know Act, requiring informed consent and a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion.
I wanted to talk about the medicalization of menopause and women's right to know the real truth about their bodies and about the drugs and medical procedures recommended to them.
They uniformly oppose women's Right to Know laws and option-to-view ultrasound laws because they lose money every time a pregnant woman changes her mind and does not go through with the abortion.
52) Indeed, the Women's Right to Know Act, along with several other abortion-related legislative efforts, have been included by AUL in a "package it has dubbed the 'Women's Protection Project.
He signed the Women's Right To Know Act, an abortion counseling law that, among other things, requires doctors to tell women there are alternatives to abortion, and provide them with material warning the procedure might increase their risk for breast cancer.
On May 21, 2006, the Minnesota state legislature concluded its session by passing a modification of its Women's Right to Know Act, a mandatory counseling law designed to discourage women from seeking abortion services.
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