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Informed Consent

"Informed Consent" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Informed Consent" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Informed Consent" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 661 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 40 publications in 2012
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