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Effectiveness of consenting in Otorhinolaryngology

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Informed consent in today’s medical practice has become a cornerstone and a routine ethical component playing a major role in forming a therapeutic alliance with the patient. The present study sought to analyse the effectiveness of the consent forms and the consenting process in Otorhinolaryngology. This three month questionnaire-based study covered varying operations which ranged from tonsillectomies, grommet insertions to pharyngeal pouch stapling. Twenty-nine percent of consent forms were signed on the day of the operation. Of the patients who received leaflets (51%) during the process of informed consent, a majority (88%) found it useful. The respondents were satisfied with the explanation of the procedure, benefits and complications (70–74%). Majority kept their consent forms at home (60%) and did not bother engaging in further search with regards to the information in the consent form (81%). Majority of the patients agreed that they had enough time to make an informed consent. Patients were satisfied with the consent process but more can be done to improve the consenting process.
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2
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198-202
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2012-04-01
online
2012-02-03
Twórcy
  • Department of Otolaryngology, Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey, GU16 7UJ, UK , emeka2@lycos.com
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  • Department of Surgery, Central General Hospital, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
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  • Department of Otolaryngology, Poole General Hospital, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2JB, UK
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  • Department of Otolaryngology, Poole General Hospital, Longfleet Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2JB, UK
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