Has the patient really consented?
A recent Supreme Court judgment has effectively introduced the principle of 'informed consent' to the law of negligence. Rupert Hoppenbrouwers assesses the implications for dental professionals.
Also in this issue:
- The difficult patient
- Oral cancer
- Advice line dilemmas and claims histories
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