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  1. Factors affecting quality of informed consent.

    Article - En anglais


    To examine the factors influencing quality of informed consent.

    Design-Prospective study comprising interviews with patients and patients' completing standard questionnaires.

    Setting-Academic surgical unit of large teaching hospital.

    Patients-265 patients undergoing intrathoracic, intraperitoneal, and vascular surgical procedures.

    Of these patients, 192 have been followed up for six months.

    Main outcome measures-Patients' recall of information at various points in the study; this score was compared by age, provision of written information, cognitive function, intelligence quotient (IQ), mood state and personality traits, and health locus of control.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Chirurgie, Consentement éclairé, Qualité, Prospection, Préopératoire, Postopératoire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Surgery, Informed consent, Quality, Prospecting, Preoperative, Postoperative

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0424681

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.