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Addressing Cultural Diversity in Anesthesia Consent

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Viviane Nasr MD

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Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Dr. Nasr, discusses ways to better address diversity in communication between patients, families, and providers for informed consent. 

Suggested Further Reading: 

  1. Tait, Alan R., et al. Parental Recall of Anesthesia Information: Informing the Practice of Informed Consent. Anesth Analg. 2011; 112(4): 918–923. Available at: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3073673/pdf/nihms265892.pdf
  2. Waisel, David B., et al. ​Anesthesiology trainees face ethical, practical and relational challenges in obtaining informed consent, Anesthesiology 2009; 110:480-486. Available at: anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=1923708

Initial publication: June 23, 2017.

Topics: Ethics

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