The following is a post from Patrick G. Mackaronis. Patrick is the Director of Business Development for New York City-based social network Brabble. In this post, Patrick has dealt with Informed Consent. This policy/practice a straightforward informative practice, but it varies from place to place. Patrick can be best reached on Twitter at @patty__mack. Informed consent is a process by which a physician or scientific researcher is required to advise each patient not only of the patient’s rights, but also of the risks and benefits of any procedure, treatment, or research study. Although the concept of informed consent seems straightforward, […]