Informed consent for cataract surgery: patient understanding of verbal, written, and videotaped information.

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PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness of verbal, written, and videotaped descriptions of cataract surgery on patients' understanding of the risks, benefits, and treatment alternatives. SETTING Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. DESIGN Randomized prospective study. METHODS Patients eligible for cataract surgery were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2011.07.030

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