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Vol. 70, No. 2
ISSN: 1488-2159
February 2004


The Personalized Consent Form: An Optional, but Useful Tool!


• Cyndie Dubé-Baril, DMD, LLM •

A b s t r a c t

Dentistry began to incorporate informed consent and risk management into its practice after 1950. Today, an obligation to ensure that the patient has accepted a given treatment and understands all its implications are part of a dentist's prime responsibilities. The purpose of this article is to inform dentists who are asking for consent that they can use a tool to make this task easier — the personalized consent form.


MeSH Key Words: dental care/legislation & jurisprudence; ethics/dental; informed consent/legislation & jurisprudence
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