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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Kay Foland

Keywords

informed consent in the United States, readability, reading ability testing

Abstract

The objectives of this study are to (a) determine the readability of a selected patient consent form using Fry and SMOG formulas, (b) determine the reading levels of the participants using WRAT-R Level 2 Reading subtest, (c) determine the participants comprehension of the consent form using the Cloze technique, and (d) determine the relationship between the reading level and comprehension of consent form.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States -- Forms
Readability (Literary style)
Reading -- Ability testing

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

71

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1993 Gwendolyn Schroeder. All rights reserved

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