Hastings Center Report 41 (2):30-39 (2011)

Peter H. Schwartz
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
Patients should not always receive hard data about the risks and benefits of a medical intervention. That information should always be available to patients who expressly ask for it, but it should be part of standard disclosure only sometimes, and only for some patients. And even then, we need to think about how to offer it.
Keywords disclosure  medical risks
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DOI 10.1353/hcr.2011.0029
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