The Information Imperative: Is It Time for an Informed Consent Process Explaining the Risks of Medical Radiation?
Radiology: Volume 262: Number 1 -January 2012
Richard C. Semelka, MD Diane M.Armao, MD Jorge Elias, Jr, MD, PhD Eugenio Picano, MD
Providing information to patients about their disease processes and the intended medical procedures to remedy them are a constant require¬ment in all of medicine. This forms the basis of the discussion with patients on a risk-benefit analysis of their case.