This article presents an overview of the history of informed consent, identifies the necessary elements of informed consent and provides a discussion of the controversy surrounding informed consent for an elective abortion. The most current scientific reports of risk and benefits of elective abortions are examined and essential information for informed consent for an elective abortion is identified.
Wilson-Anderson, Kaye, "Informed Consent: Elective Abortion" (2010). Faculty Publications - College of Nursing. 40.