Patient education. A review of the issues.

  title={Patient education. A review of the issues.},
  author={G C Webber},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={28 11},
Patient education has become an increasingly important area of research during the last 30 years. This review examines the variety of issues within this field during the last decade. It concludes that preoperative education has proven beneficial in the subjective and objective improvement of patient recovery, particularly when procedural information and coping skills are provided. Further research is needed to determine the effects of sensory information, the timing of information provision and… CONTINUE READING

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