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Descriptor English: Informed Consent
Descriptor Spanish: Consentimiento Informado
Descriptor Portuguese: Consentimento Livre e Esclarecido
Descriptor French: Consentement libre et éclairé
Entry term(s): Consent, Informed
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.473.650.718
I01.880.604.583.427
N03.706.437.650.312
N03.706.535.489
SP9.020.010.062.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007258
Scope note: Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.
Annotation: competency to consent: coordinate IM with MENTAL COMPETENCY (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
Previous Indexing: Jurisprudence (1966-1970)
Physician-Patient Relations (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(71)
Related: Disclosure MeSH
Mental Competency MeSH
Therapeutic Misconception MeSH
Treatment Refusal MeSH
DeCS ID: 7435
Unique ID: D007258
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Informed Consent - Preferred
Concept UI M0011326
Scope note Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.
Preferred term Informed Consent
Entry term(s) Consent, Informed



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