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Consent and anaesthetic risk 

Consent and anaesthetic risk
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Consent and anaesthetic risk
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0002
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date: 24 May 2018

Kath Jenkins and Barry Baker

Consent 18

Anaesthetic risk 20

Perioperative mortality 27

Perioperative morbidity 28

Paul Myles

Practising evidence-based anaesthesia 36

How to interpret a meta-analysis 38

Evidence-based interventions in anaesthesia 42

John Carlisle

NICE and the Cochrane Collaboration 44

‘It is a legal and ethical principle that valid consent must be obtained before starting treatment, physical investigation, or providing personal care for a patient.’...

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