Posts Tagged: benefits and risks

Informing patients 6: Ankle Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives An information resource for practitioners

The law on consent requires health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is part of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, based on the patient’s condition, presentation, Continue Reading »

Informing patients 5: Knee Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives

An information resource for practitioners The law on consent require health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is part of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, based Continue Reading »

Informing patients 4: Hip Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives

An information resource for practitioners The law on consent require health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is part of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, based Continue Reading »

Informing patients 3: Elbow Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives

An information resource for practitioners The law on consent require health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is part of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, based Continue Reading »

Informing patients 2: Shoulder Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives

An information resource for practitioners The law on consent require health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is part of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, based Continue Reading »

Informing patients 1: Neck Pain – Benefits and Risks and Treatment Alternatives

An information resource for practitioners The law on consent require health practitioners to inform patients of the benefits and risks of treatment and alternative treatments.  This article is the first of a series to equip practitioners to inform their patients.  It is to be noted that it is difficult to find information on benefits and risks of treatments so please feel free to provide feedback so we can develop this resource. This list is a generalised list to use a resource and needs to be applied using your osteopathic expertise, Continue Reading »

Providing what osteopathic patients expect – outstanding clinics

The latest edition of ‘The Osteopath’ (Aug/Sept 2015) includes some welcome practical advice for osteopaths in response to the findings of a survey commissioned by GOsC considering ‘What do patients expect from their treatment?’  The results are well worth a read.  Once again the GOsC is standing out from other regulators by providing practitioners with information to help you build an outstanding practice.  I think the survey results could safely be applied across many professions providing healthcare – patients what good information and good communication. I wondered if the article Continue Reading »