Official Journal of the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul

Informed consent is a person’s decision, given voluntarily, to agree to a healthcare treatment, procedure, or other intervention that is made:

  • Following the provision of accurate and relevant information about the healthcare intervention and alternative options available; and
  • With adequate knowledge and understanding of the benefits and material risks of the proposed intervention relevant to the person who would be having the treatment, procedure or other intervention.