Healthy subjects' knowledge of surgical complications: a hospital-based survey


YALÇIN A. , Dumlu E. G. , Tokac M., PARLAK Ö. , ÖZTÜRK L. , KILIÇ M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.4, pp.888-894, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1405-70
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.888-894

Abstract

Background/aim: There is an ongoing debate about how much a patient should know about serious or frequently occurring risks of their surgery. In this study, we evaluated healthy subjects' perspectives on knowledge of serious surgical complications.