Letters

Videotaping of general practice consultations

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7025.248b (Published 27 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:248
  1. L M Campbell,
  2. T S Murray,
  3. F M Sullivan
  1. Assistant adviser (assessment) Regional adviser West of Scotland Postgraduate Medical Education Board, Glasgow G12 9LX
  2. Senior lecturer Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow, Glasgow

    EDITOR,—Jacqueline E Bain and Neil S D Mackay1 suggest that the consent rate of 91% in our study of videotaped consultations in general practice2 is evidence of coercion and state that consent rates of 4-10% are to be expected when coercion is removed. In neither paper that they quote in support of these figures were patients invited to be videotaped. In one study the authors asked patients to …

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