What to tell a patient before consenting for Botulinum toxin injections?
1-The most important part of consenting patient before botulinum toxin injection is to inform the patient about the procedure and what to expect following the injections. tehse leaflet can be download and given to teh patient before or at the time of consenting for injections. it has been written by the board of the BNN.
2-Very good information about the Botulinum toxin treatment can be found through the
Dystonia society website.
3-Also there are detailed informations for patient about the side effects of different injections and advising the patient what to do in case of swallowing difficulties and in case of droopy eyelid; These posts are part of a blog written for patient by Dr MH Marion.