implied consent


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implied consent

[implīd′]
Etymology: L, implicare, to involve, consentire, to feel
the granting of permission for health care without a formal agreement between the patient and health care provider. An example is an appointment made with a physician by a patient with a physical complaint; it is implied that by making the appointment the patient gives consent to the physician to make a diagnosis and offer treatment. Compare informed consent.

implied consent

An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so. Implied consent is indicated by the behaviour of an informed individual. It is essential that people with higher support and communication needs are given the time and assistance they need to give their consent on issues that involve them.

im·plied con·sent

(im-plīd kŏn-sent)
1. Synonym(s): emergency doctrine.
2. Granting of permission for health care without formal agreement, when a patient makes an appointment with a physician.

im·plied con·sent

(im-plīd kŏn-sent)
1. Synonym(s): emergency doctrine.
2. Granting of permission for health care without formal agreement, when a patient makes an appointment with a physician.

implied consent,

n assent to a clinical procedure that is recognized as an informed agreement by the patient, even if verbal or written consent is not explicitly given.
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mean either affirmative, express consent or tacit, implied consent.
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