Informed consent for septal surgery: the evidence-base.

  title={Informed consent for septal surgery: the evidence-base.},
  author={Neil D Bateman and Timothy J Woolford},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={117 3},
Informed consent is becoming an increasingly important issue in patient care. Inherent in this is the ability to accurately inform patients of the risks and complications involved in surgery. Nasal septal surgery is commonly performed by otolaryngologists and although often considered routine has a number of recognized complications that can have a significant effect on life quality. We carried out a review of the literature over the last 25 years and reviewed studies quoting rates of… CONTINUE READING


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