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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 149-150

A literate patient signing consent form - The best safety net for doctors

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  1. Illiterate/less literate patients must be dealt with greater care and caution. Even mundane aspects need to be explained in detail and that too with greater care and clarity. It is advisable that consent of such patients is also attested by an independent witness. Such precautions are not th...

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