Under the autonomous decision-making model of informed consent, the most
important element of consent is:
a. Full disclosure.
b. A dialogue aimed at discovering the relevant information and how it applies to
the patient's unique circumstances.
c. A one-way communication from patient to physician.
d. Transmission of a body of information from physician to patient.
A patient can be coerced into giving consent through direct or indirect pressure
exerted by health care providers, family members, and/or:
a. The patient him- or herself.
b. One's values, beliefs, and attitudes.
c. The hospital environment.
Which statement is NOT applicable to express consent?
It can be oral or written.
Written consent is required for certain procedures.
It is a form of implied consent.
It may be difficult to prove that an effective oral consent was given.
Which is NOT a characteristic of informed consent?
It is the free and rational act of a competent patient.
It presupposes substantially correct knowledge of proposed procedures.
It is primarily the physician's responsibility to obtain consent.
It is presumed to exist.
Express consent from a military family member is NOT required for:
Invasive surgery and anesthesia.
Treatment involving radioactive material.
Procedures involving more than a slight risk of harm.