Informed Consent

What is Informed Consent?

Informed Consent meaning A communication process between a person and a health care provider or researcher to ensure that the person understands all relevant facts associated with a medical procedure or clinical trial. Before undergoing the procedure or participating in the trial, the person must sign an informed consent form that indicates understanding of the risks and benefits involved and of the risks and benefits of other options.

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

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