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INFORMED CONSENT
An agreement obtained voluntarily from a patient for the performance of specific medical, surgical or research procedures after the material risks and benefits of these procedures and their alternatives have been fully explained in non-technical terms.

The information provided herein is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered.

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