Informed consent in rhinoplasty: prospective randomized study of risk recall in patients who are given written disclosure of risks versus traditional oral discussion groups.

@article{Hong2009InformedCI,
  title={Informed consent in rhinoplasty: prospective randomized study of risk recall in patients who are given written disclosure of risks versus traditional oral discussion groups.},
  author={Paul Hong and Ara Samuel Makdessian and David A F Ellis and S. Mark Taylor},
  journal={Journal of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery = Le Journal d'oto-rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={369-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of providing written information in enhancing patient understanding and retention. DESIGN A multicentre prospective randomized study was conducted in university-affiliated ambulatory surgical centres. One hundred consecutive patients seen for rhinoplasty consultation were included. Patients were randomly assigned to (1) those receiving traditional oral dialogue of the surgical risks or (2) those receiving an oral discussion and a written pamphlet… CONTINUE READING

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