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Why We Need Better Communication for Informed Consent

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Luke Sato MD


In this introduction, Dr. Luke Sato, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer for CRICO Risk Management Foundation, reflects on why communication around informed consent is so important from a malpractice perspective.

Suggested Further Reading: 

  1. Grady, Christine. Enduring and Emerging Challenges of Informed Consent. N Engl J Med 2015;372:855-62. Available at:

Initial publication: July 20, 2017.