Informed Consent for Diagnostic Procedures and Surgical Operations
This RACS patient education pamphlet provides information on the informed-consent process for diagnostic procedures and surgical operations. The topics discussed include: the rights of the patient, what to expect during the informed-consent process, medical decision-making capacity, and informed financial consent.
This leaflet can be a useful tool for patients undergoing a diagnostic procedure, surgical operation or medical treatment.
Mi-tec publishes 31 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons patient information brochures. The informed consent process is described in plain English to assist the patients’ understanding of health information and to help patients make informed decisions. The RACS patient information brochures are printed in five-colour on high-quality A4 sheets.