thick conception of risk

A broad assessment of risk that encompasses all conceivable risks associated with an intervention—e.g., injury, death, social loss and costs
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thick conception of risk

Risk analysis A broad assessment of risk that encompasses all conceivable risks associated with an intervention–eg, injury, death, social loss, costs. See Informed consent, Risk, Risk assessment. Cf Thin conception of risk.
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