DODD, FJ, DONEGAN, HA, Kernohan, George, GEARY, RV and MOLLAN, RAB (1993) CONSENSUS IN MEDICAL COMMUNICATION. SOCIAL SCIENCE and MEDICINE, 37 (4). pp. 565-569. [Journal article]
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This paper discusses a survey which was carried out to investigate the types of risks and inconveniences which are normally disclosed by surgeons before operations. By restricting the survey to a specific operation, the Charnley Hip Replacement procedure, greater precision in replies was obtained. The results, however, shed light on both the medical and the legal aspects of informed decision in surgery generally. The survey data was analysed using the concept of neighbourhood consensus [1: Dodd F. J, and Donegan H. A. Proc. of ILIAM 6, pp. 17 -29. University of Ulster Press, Ulster, 1989].
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Keywords:||communication; consent; orthopaedic surgery; consensus|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Institute of Nursing and Health Research|
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Education and Professional Issues Research Group
|Deposited By:||Professor George Kernohan|
|Deposited On:||05 Jul 2011 15:09|
|Last Modified:||05 Jul 2011 15:09|
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