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Informed Consent

in Rick Rader MD, Info Blast

AADMD INFO BLAST - For AADMD Members and Friends

INFORMED CONSENT is often thought of as The Wild West when it comes to patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The idea of competency, legality, ethics and patients best interests are often confusing, misaligned and complex.

This information from AHRQ may assist AADMD members to address these concerns.

https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/informedchoice/index.html

Rick Rader, MD
AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

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