Qualità dell'informazione fornita nel corso di procedure di consenso informato in un campione di pazienti ginecologiche. implicazioni clinico-gestionali e giudiziarie

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of informed consent effectiveness for surgical procedures in gynecology

S. Montefusco, G. Cazzaniga, B. Tiso, D. Consonni, S. Agosti, O. Campari, V. Pegoraro, A. Gentilomo

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Abstract

The evaluation of Informed Consent effectiveness for surgical procedures in Gynecology was the goal of this study. From 1.06.2006 to 30.04.2007 in Mangiagalli Hospital 250 in-patients submitted to elective gynecological surgery filled up a set of questions about Informed Consent. The age of patients was 16-80 years; 90.0% were Italians; 97.9% were informed from gynecologist before surgical procedures. The recollection of information on surgical complications was 0% -44.4%. The opinion on information received was in relation to age and education of patient. The present study suggest that a better information is accomplished explaining the pathogenesis of surgical complications and communicating in a plain language.

Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of informed consent effectiveness for surgical procedures in gynecology
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)87-95
Number of pages9
JournalItalian Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
Volume22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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