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Revista Médica del Uruguay

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RODRIGUEZ ALMADA, Hugo. Seudoconsentimiento informado en Uruguay. Rev. Méd. Urug. [online]. 2002, vol.18, n.1, pp.89-93. ISSN 1688-0390.

Summary Rights to consent or refuse medical action are outlined by ethics and judicial codes. National jurisprudence also declares against medical actions without consent. Consent implies that relation patient-practitioner is not replaceable by an administrative act. After providing oral information, written forms are sometimes recommended so those patients are able to state their decisions. Patients’ signatures without information are of neither ethical nor judicial value. Three cases of patients who gave written consent before being properly informed are analysed. These cases of pseudoinformed consent, instead of protecting surgeons, may become a risky practice since it could deteriorate patient-practitioner relations. An improved written informed consent in Uruguay should: 1. be understood as part of the medical act and not just as an administrative act. 2. always include oral information even if decision on medical acts at risk could have been state on clinical files. 3. in case protocol is used, be filled by practitioners in accordance to the singular disease and patient in question.

Palabras clave : CONSENTIMIENTO CONSCIENTE.; RESPONSABILIDAD LEGAL.; URUGUAY.

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