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Consent
Consent
TomMason
Definition

In attempting to define consent several sources are drawn upon to provide as clear a description as possible. Consent can be defined as the process by which a fully informed person can participate in choices about their lives (Pedroni and Pimple, 2001; Goldsmith et al., 2008; Washington edu, 2009). The first point to note in this definition is that there is usually a relationship between the person granting the consent and others who will provide the information to acquire that consent. Within this relationship a number of key points can be elucidated.

Key Points
  • Levels of pre-existing knowledge of the issues need to be established prior to consent being given.
  • The amount of information to be given needs consideration.
  • The capacity of the person granting the consent must ...

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