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Dialed In: Helping Veterans Take Control of Their Health Care

Veteran and family  Informed Consent Empowers Veterans (4:47)

In VA, “informed consent” means that your health care team makes sure you have the information you need to make the best decisions about your health care. This podcast discusses how to get the most out of an informed consent discussion with your health care provider, and suggests some questions you might want to ask.


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FAQ: What You Need to Know About Informed Consent