Consent in Obstetric and Gynaecological Practice

  • Shehla Baqai Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Head of Department, Military Hospital


Informed consent is the foundation of medical practice. It is suggested that a strong, summarize and structured explanation of the problem and the procedural details were given prior to the procedure.  Consent for elective procedures is taken in advance.1 Obtaining consent in emergency situations presents challenges, which must be addressed so that it can be applied in all case with consistent standard of care.

How to Cite
BAQAI, Shehla. Consent in Obstetric and Gynaecological Practice. Journal of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists of Pakistan, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 65, sep. 2018. ISSN 2307-7115. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 feb. 2019.