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Descriptor English: Presumed Consent
Descriptor Spanish: Consentimiento Presumido
Descriptor Portuguese: Consentimento Presumido
Descriptor French: Consentement présumé
Entry term(s): Consent, Presumed
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.583.659
N03.706.535.664
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019724
Scope note: An institutional policy of granting authority to health personnel to perform procedures on patients or to remove organs from cadavers for transplantation unless an objection is registered by family members or by the patient prior to death. This also includes emergency care of minors without prior parental consent.
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
Previous Indexing: Informed Consent (1986-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33918
Unique ID: D019724
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2002/10/31
Presumed Consent - Preferred
Concept UI M0029286
Scope note An institutional policy of granting authority to health personnel to perform procedures on patients or to remove organs from cadavers for transplantation unless an objection is registered by family members or by the patient prior to death. This also includes emergency care of minors without prior parental consent.
Preferred term Presumed Consent
Entry term(s) Consent, Presumed



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