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Surgical outcomes poll results


In a recent blog, Jim Duthie discusses brown sauce and quoting surgical outcomes in the consent process. Do you quote your own figures to patients or quote the literature standard when discussing risks and complications?

1. My own audited figures – 25%

2. A “best guess” at my own figures – 32%

3. The standard literature – 25%

4. I use both – 18%


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