Taking consent is a common examination question. It is key to avoid medical jargon and have a structured format. The following format (“YMCA”) is often useful to use as a template when consenting a patient:
Explain the disease pathophysiology and how the proposed intervention alters this. What are the expected benefits?
Provide contact details and a plan for patients if they have post-operative concerns.
“I will give you my contact details if you have any problems”.
C. Consult with Anaesthetist / Obstetrician
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