Informed Consent from a Historical, Societal, Ethical, Legal, and Practical Perspective

Informed Consent from a Historical, Societal, Ethical, Legal, and Practical Perspective
Original Article
Lee M. Jameson, Sandra K. Al-Tarawneh
Journal of Prosthodontics, 20 February 2022
Abstract
Informed consent is often perceived as a regulatory obligation without recognizing its educational potential in the dynamic provider/patient relationship. This article discusses the complex interaction of ethics, society, and law through a historical and practical perspective. The purpose is to provide the general dentists and specialists with a comprehensive understanding of the complexity and practical dimensions of informed consent.

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