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Unformatted text preview: surgeon through some method than those without the sheet. Eighteen of 22 patients using email were in the group given the information sheet with the e-mail address. Four of the 22 patients were in the group that did not receive the e-mail address on their information sheet. The other four contacts were three by fax and one by phone. This study doe not really show that e-mail improves contact but simply that having reinforcement of a method of contact increases contact. Since they were all given the same contact information but only one group got the email address and a statement of preference again it shows that the same sort of results could have occurred if they had put the phone number and a statement of preference for that on the information sheet. It does not take into account the patients access to the internet or their knowledge of it....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course POSI 1310 taught by Professor Arnold during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08