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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:148 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #3738
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OTA: Providing patients with surgeon information increases patient satisfaction

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OrthoEvidence. OTA: Providing patients with surgeon information increases patient satisfaction. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):148. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3738

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Control Trial Assessing Patient Satisfaction in an Orthopaedic Trauma Population

Contributing Authors: Brent Morris Justin Richards Melissa Lasater Denise Rabalais Cindy Wedel Ronald W Hill Manish K Sethi A Alex Jahangir

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81 patients requiring surgery who were admitted to the orthopaedic trauma service at a single high-volume Level I trauma center were randomized to an intervention group or to a control group. The intervention group received a biosketch card about their surgeon, whereas the control group received nothing. At follow up, a greater proportion of patients in the intervention group reported that they ha...

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