The symptoms were attributed to overload metatarsalgia due to congenitally short first metatarsal bones in both feet.MRI and X-ray investigations can be seen at the right.The purpose of the gait assessment using F-Scan System was to test and optimize the benefits of the orthotic device; and if this failed, determine if forefoot surgery was necessary and what affect this may have on forefoot pressures.
Summary: Beth Harper of Clinical Performance Partners answers this question and more from a popular webinar presentation on informed consent.
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Informed Consent Enrollment and Retention Patient Recruitment Study Coordination We had an overwhelming response to the November webinar on the topic of the art of conducting an effective informed consent discussion.
The unpredictability of these changes can be stressful for caregivers.
They may become anxious or repeat the same question or activity over and over.
Epstein, MD, Larry Mauksch, MEd, Jennifer Carroll, MD, MPH, and Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD, Ph DFam Pract Manag. Despite our efforts, however, between 30 percent and 80 percent of patients' expectations are not met in routine primary care visits.1Often, important concerns remain unaddressed because the physician is not aware of the patient's worries.