J Med Ethics 26:149 doi:10.1136/jme.26.2.149
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Informed Consent: Patient Autonomy and Clinician Beneficence within Health Care (2nd ed)

Stephen Wear, Washington DC, Georgetown University Press, 1998, 200 pages, £15.75.

  1. Joanna Pasek
  1. University College London

      The appearance of a second edition of Stephen Wear's 1993 book is a well-deserved compliment to the first edition. Those who were convinced by the operational model of informed consent presented in the first edition will be pleased to learn that the new edition does not include any substantial changes. As the author himself indicates in the preface the basic argument is the same as are the main conclusions. …

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