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Consent and confidentiality—where are the limits? An introduction
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    Response to Symposium on consent and confidentiality
    • Jan Schildmann
    • Other Contributors:
      • Annie Cushing, Len Doyal and Jochen Vollmann

    Dear Editor

    Regarding the Symposium on consent and confidentiality.[1]

    We read with interest the recent papers on informed consent published in a recent edition of the JME.[1] Whatever their differences, and however much they questioned some aspects of the duty to respect autonomy through attempting to obtain informed consent for therapeutic interventions, there was a general agreement that competent adult...

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