Written consent improves risk recall in trauma patients
Informed consent in trauma: Does written information improve patient recall of risks? A prospective randomised studyInjury. 2012 Sep;43(9):1534-8. Epub 2011 Jul 22.
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119 trauma patients were included in a randomized trial to assess to patients ability to recall risks following informed consent. Patients either received structured verbal information or structured verbal information with supplementary written information about risks when consent for surgery was obtained. Recall of risk an average of 3.2 day following surgery was significantly improved in the ver...
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