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Surgeons' Roundtable: Challenges and Opportunities of Aligning Expectations for Surgical Consent

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David Diamond MD

Craig Lillehei

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Scellig Stone MD

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Surgeons from three pediatric surgical sub specialties (general surgery, neurosurgery, and urology) discuss the challenges and opportunities for aligning expectations during surgical informed consent.

Suggested Further Reading: 

  1. Hall, Daniel, et al. Do surgeons and patients discuss what they document on consent forms? J Surg Res. 2015; 197(1):67-77. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4603654/
  2. Levinson, Wendy, et al.  A systematic review of surgeon-patient communication: strengths and opportunities for improvement. Patient Educ Couns. 2013; 93(1):3-17. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23867446
  3. Levinson, Wendy, et al. A study of patient clues and physician responses in primary care and surgical settings. JAMA. 2000; 284(8):1021-7. Available at: jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/193022

Initial Publication: July 21, 2017.

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