BACKGROUND: Innovative neurosurgical treatments present a number of known risks, the natures and probabilities of which can be adequately communicated to patients via the standard procedures governing obtaining informed consent. However, due to their novelty, these treatments also come with unknown risks, which require an augmented approach to obtaining informed consent.Expand abstract
OBJECTIVE: This paper aims to discuss and provide concrete procedural guidance on the ethical issues raised by ...
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Unexpected complications of novel deep brain stimulation treatments: ethical issues and clinical recommendations
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