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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-30T03:55:10-0400
Patient decision aids are tools that help guide individuals through a healthcare-related decision making process. They help users combine evidence-based information and recommendations by ...
The primary goal of this study is to develop and evaluate a print-based method of patient education with a decision tool that is designed to provide detailed information about prostate can...
This project has been completed and consisted of a randomised trial of six tailored decision aids giving patients evidence-based information about faecal occult blood test screening for bo...
The purpose of this study is to test different methods for communicating information about prostate cancer treatment to men. The investigators are studying how best to present information ...
Shared decision making (SDM) has been advocated as an appropriate approach for physician patient communication. Positive effects of SDM are e.g higher patient satisfaction, greater treatme...
Our aim was to evaluate how organizations that develop patient decision aids conduct their evidence summarization process and assess whether their current processes provide sufficient information to i...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently allowed marketing of two HIFU devices for prostate tissue ablation indications after previous rejections for a prostate cancer indication due to insuffi...
To compare patients' evaluation of the treatment decision-making process in localized prostate cancer between counseling that included an online decision aid (DA) and standard counseling.
From 2012 through 2014, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended biennial mammography for women aged 50 to 75 and recommended against the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for men...
There is currently little direct evidence regarding the function of subjective confidence in decision making: The tight correlation between objective accuracy and subjective confidence makes it diffic...
Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.
Truthful revealing of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's diagnosis or prognosis) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).
The purpose of this 1990 federal act is to assure that individuals receiving health care services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves. Under this act, hospitals, health care agencies, and health maintenance organizations are responsible for developing patient information for distribution. The information must include patients' rights, advance directives, living wills, ethics committees' consultation and education functions, limited medical treatment (support/comfort care only), mental health treatment, resuscitation, restraints, surrogate decision making and transfer of care. (from JCAHO, Lexicon, 1994)
Providing the patient, family or others information, and then allowing them to take an action or restate the information in their own words. The clinician prefaces communications with a statement framed to show the clinician has the burden of effective communication rather than the patient.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.