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Dentistry

A brief introduction to resources

Patient Information

Communicating information at the patient’s level can help with health promotion and informed consent.

Mary Catherine Hollister's chapter  "Health Education and Promotion Theories" in  Primary Preventive Dentistry discusses the theoretical aspects of delivering information to patients and the Cochrane review “Interventions to promote informed consent for patients undergoing surgical and other invasive healthcare procedures” discusses patient information’s role in informed consent.

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