Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/1854
Title: Evaluation of the informed consent procedure for total knee arthroplasty patients in Turkey
Authors: Ekmekci, Perihan Elif
Ekmekci, Alp Burak
Karakaş¸ Özgür
Kulduk, Ahmet
Arda, Berna
Keywords: Total knee arthroplasty
Informed consent
Respect to autonomy
Ethical principle
Issue Date: Aug-2016
Publisher: Turkish Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Source: Ekmekci, P. E., Ekmekci, A. B., Karakaş, Ö., Kulduk, A., & Arda, B. (2016). Evaluation of the informed consent procedure for total knee arthroplasty patients in Turkey. Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica, 50(4), 400-404.
Abstract: Objective: The purpose of this research is to evaluate the ethical aspects of informed consent process of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients in Turkey. Methods: The study included 50 patients undergoing TKA in Gazi Mustafa Kemal State Hospital Orthopedics Clinic. A face to face survey was conducted to determine the ethical appropriateness of the main components of informed consent process such as; disclosure of material information about the disease and alternative treatment options, understanding the disclosed information, comprehending the written consent form and voluntariness in deciding. Results: The survey revealed that all TKA patients signed informed consent form, 80% of the participants received material information about their disease, 62% were disclosed information about TKA operation, 56% read (in personal or with the assistance of a relative) the written informed consent form, 28% received information regarding possible complications of TKA and 85% were not given any information about the alternative treatments. Conclusions: Informed consent process in TKA patients have flourished compared to previous years, but still there are some aspects in need of improvement. Using short and understandable language, developing multi-media sources and involving patients to informed consent form development process would contribute to the process. (C) 2016 Turkish Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Publishing services by Elsevier B.V.
URI: https://search.trdizin.gov.tr/yayin/detay/204386
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1017995X16300062?via%3Dihub
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/1854
ISSN: 1017-995X
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