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Parents' Roundtable: Experiences of Surgical Informed Consent

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Lisa Burgess

Valerie Fleishman

Aimee Williamson


A group of mothers shares insights from their varied and extensive experiences of surgery for their children. 

Suggested Further Reading:

  1. Waljee, Jennifer, et al. Patient expectations and patient-reported outcomes in surgery: a systematic review. Surgery. 2014 May; 155(5): 799–808. Available at:
  2. Sherlock, Anne, et al. Patients’ recollection and understanding of informed consent: a literature review. ANZ J Surg 2014; (84)207-210. Available at:
  3. McGregor, Alison, et al. An exploration of patients' expectation of and satisfaction with surgical outcome. Eur Spine J. 2013;22(12):2836-44. Available at:

Initial Publication: July 21, 2017.