Surgeons' opinions and practice of informed consent in Nigeria.


BACKGROUND Informed consent is perhaps more relevant to surgical specialties than to other clinical disciplines. Fundamental to this concept is the provision of relevant information for the patient to make an informed choice about a surgical intervention. The opinions of surgeons in Nigeria about informed consent in their practice were surveyed. METHODS A… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jme.2010.037440