Multimedia informed consent helps with peds

May 2007
Same-Day Surgery;May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p59
Academic Journal
A new web-based informed consent system can help ensure the parents of pediatric patients receive all necessary information. The system is based on a similar one used for adult patients. • The system is intended to supplement a one-on-one conversation, not replace it. • Users can go back and review information as needed. • Managers could see a benefit from less litigation tied to informed consent claims. INSETS: Here is how Emmikids works;Parents give thumbs up to informed consent system.


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