misinformed consent

Consent given by a patient or his/her guardian to undergo a test or procedure without fully understanding its nature and utility or potential adverse outcomes

misinformed consent

See Information overload. Cf Informed consent.
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Lise Cloutier-Steele is a communications specialist and author of Misinformed Consent - Women's Stories about Unnecessary Hysterectomy, (2003) www.
Women who have had a hysterectomy, are CONSENT contemplating one, or are curious about the prospect of facing such a decision, should read Lise Cloutier-Steele's Misinformed Consent.
Misinformed Consent by Lise Cloutier-Steele (Next Decade, 2002)