The use of an information leaflet for patients undergoing wisdom tooth removal.

@article{ONeill1996TheUO,
  title={The use of an information leaflet for patients undergoing wisdom tooth removal.},
  author={Philip D. O'Neill and G M Humphris and Elizabeth Anne Field},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={331-4}
}
Attempts to inform the patient about surgical procedures have increased for the purposes of ensuring informed consent and improving satisfaction with the service provided. Leaflets are being used as an additional aid in general practice and in hospital units. However, such written information is seldom evaluated. This study was conducted to assess the influence of using an information leaflet for patients attending oral surgery clinics at a local dental hospital. Sixty-six patients were… CONTINUE READING