Informed Consent to Patients in Root Canal Treatment (Case Study: Melati Dental Clinic Jakarta, Indonesia)
Keywords:Informed Consent, Root Canal Treatment.
Teeth with necrosis require root canal treatment. Before taking any action, the treatment plan that will be
carried out along with the risks must be explained clearly to the patient and his family, and then must get
informed consent for the treatment plan. The purpose of this study was to the description of informed consent
in patients with root canal treatment at the Melati Dental Clinic in Jakarta. Method: This research uses
descriptive method with research sample using technique total sampling of 50 respondents. The data used
are secondary data taken from the patient’s medical record. Results: Respondents 33 people (66%) provided
complete informed consent and 17 people (34%) did not give complete informed consent. Respondents
doing root canal treatment caused by caries as many as 38 people (76%) and respondent root canal treatment
caused not because of caries as many as 12 people (24%). Respondents provided complete informed consent
in patients with root canal treatment because of caries by 27 people (71%) and giving complete informed
consent not because of caries by 6 people (50%). Whereas giving informed consent was incomplete because
of caries as many as 11 people (29%) and incomplete informed consent was not due to caries as many as 6
people (50%). Conclusion: Management of Informed Consent in Root Canal Treatment patients at Melati
Dental Clinic in Jakarta has been carried out well.
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