Informed consent in interventional spine procedures: how much do patients understand?

  title={Informed consent in interventional spine procedures: how much do patients understand?},
  author={Clifford R Everett and Dmitry Novoseletsky and Sarah M. Cole and Jason Frank and Christopher Remillard and Rajeev K Patel},
  journal={Pain physician},
  volume={8 3},
BACKGROUND One of the most important issues that interventional physicians address during treatment is informing patients of their treatment options. Prior to beginning treatment, patients are given this information and allowed the opportunity to ask questions. Minimal qualitative information exists as to how much of this material patients retain and understand. OBJECTIVE To determine the understanding and satisfaction patients have with the information provided through the informed consent… CONTINUE READING

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