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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 517-520
Informed consent in diagnostic radiology practice: Where do we stand?


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Tata Memorial Center, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Picture This, Jankharia Imaging Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Akshay D Baheti
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_157_17

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We review the evolution of the concept of informed consent from a radiology standpoint, the current international guidelines on the need for obtaining consent in diagnostic radiology practice, and the current Indian scenario, focusing on both practical and medicolegal aspects. We discuss the concept of patient information sheet with signature, a potential way forward benefiting both patients and radiologists.


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