Information leaflet used in out-patient clinics: a survey of attitude and understanding of the user.

@article{Rajasundaram2006InformationLU,
  title={Information leaflet used in out-patient clinics: a survey of attitude and understanding of the user.},
  author={Ramanan Rajasundaram and Steve Phillips and Nigel R Clay},
  journal={International journal of health care quality assurance incorporating Leadership in health services},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 6-7},
  pages={575-9}
}
PURPOSE To assess patients' attitude towards information leaflets, their understanding of the given information, and the time factor involved in an out-patient clinic set-up. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH A total of 50 patients who received depot preparation of Methyl Prednisolone as local injections in an out-patient hand-clinic were given 15 minutes to read the patient information leaflet and were simultaneously asked to answer a questionnaire. FINDINGS Patients want to be informed and are… CONTINUE READING