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The investigators investigated the use of portable MP3 technology in patient education and informed consent of shave and punch biopsies. Eighty patients were divided randomly into a control and experimental group. Control patients received the standard of care in patient education and informed consent. Experimental patients watched a short 80-second video on shave or punch biopsies. All patients were given pre- and post-education questionnaires to assess the efficacy of each method.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
video-based informed consent for skin biopsies, traditional informed consent
University of California Davis Medical Center
University of California, Davis
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:12-0400
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