A survey of patient comprehension of readily accessible online educational material regarding plastic surgery procedures.

@article{Hoppe2013ASO,
  title={A survey of patient comprehension of readily accessible online educational material regarding plastic surgery procedures.},
  author={Ian C. Hoppe and Naveen K. Ahuja and M. D. Michael J. Ingargiola and Mark S. Granick},
  journal={Aesthetic surgery journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={436-42}
}
PURPOSE When an elective procedure is under consideration, the Internet may often be the first resource utilized by a patient. OBJECTIVES The goal of the present study was to examine the comprehension of readily available online educational material by the patient population in a single plastic surgery clinic. METHODS Two 5-question surveys were constructed: 1 for breast augmentation and 1 for rhinoplasty, each based on explanatory passages from patient education sections of the American… CONTINUE READING