Informed Consent – Modified Texture Diet in Dysphagia

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This article looks at Informed Consent in patients with Dysphagia, where a modified texture diet is often introduced.

Keywords: Ethics, Informed Consent , Dysphagia

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The aim of this article to highlight the need for shared decision making, as well as the duty to ensure that treatment techniques have been well research and proven to be efficacious.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The concept of Valid Consent
  2. Dysphagia and the risk for choking, aspiration and pneumonia
  3. Shared Decision Making
  4. Duty of care
  5. Information provision
  6. Voluntariness of decisions
  7. Capacity to make decisions
  8. The need of more research

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
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