Abstract| Volume 60, ISSUE 10, e10, December 2022

7. Mandible Fractures- A simple adjunct to inform consent

      Litigation against surgeons and hospitals continues to increase in Western countries. While verbal consent is all that is required legally, it has for a long time been considered that written consent offers proof of discussion between the surgeon and patient. Inadequate consenting of patients continues in the UK leaving surgeons and Health Trusts open to litigation. We present a standardised consent form which improves patient autonomy and engagement.
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