Corr, and P. Further empirical work would significantly inform the argument made in this paper: In short, that a lack of appreciation of the differences in meaning of informed consent given for sometimes identical medical and veterinary practices may result in a misunderstanding of the relevance of veterinary informed consent to ethical decision making, both by veterinary professionals and animal owners.
If the individual presenting the animal is not the owner, the veterinary surgeon should be satisfied that the person has the authority to give consent. Ethics review panel.
Additional time may be needed to ensure the client has understood everything and had an opportunity to ask questions. Fettman and Rollin go further and ask us to consider the implications of fully following through on patient advocacy.
Principles of biomedical ethics. We would also like to thank Professor Stephen Wilkinson for insightful discussions on consent and medical ethics, and James Yeates for his useful comments on a previous draft. Larson, and D. Critics of medical consent practices argue against the absolute prioritisation of respect for autonomy above other ethical principles, such as beneficence, non-maleficence and justice Corrigan Veterinary medicine: Public good, private good or both?
Authors have previously argued that veterinary surgeons, as animal welfare advocates, would have an obligation to positively influence owner decision-making by promoting the course of action which is best for the animal Main Supporting veterinarians to engage with ethics in practice: Safe spaces and the role of the veterinary ethicist.
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