Patients at the center: In our practice, and in our use of language
- IMPLEMENTING SHARED TREATMENT DECISION MAKING AND TREATMENT DECISION AIDS: A CAUTIONARY TALE. Charles, Cathy; Gafni, Amiram; Freeman, Emily // Psicooncologia;2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2/3, p243
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- Spiritual Palliative Care. Otis-Green, Shirley // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Dec2006, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p1477
In this article, the author features her experience in dealing with a woman with metastatic breast cancer. As a palliative care practitioner, the author offered the woman information about supportive services available. The patient shared the problems she encountered about her medical care. The...
- Exploring the role of physician communication about adjuvant endocrine therapy among breast cancer patients on active treatment: a qualitative analysis. Farias, Albert; Ornelas, India; Hohl, Sarah; Zeliadt, Steven; Hansen, Ryan; Li, Christopher; Thompson, Beti; Farias, Albert J; Ornelas, India J; Hohl, Sarah D; Zeliadt, Steven B; Hansen, Ryan N; Li, Christopher I // Supportive Care in Cancer;Jan2017, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p75
Purpose:To better understand how physicians communicate with breast cancer patients about adjuvant endocrine therapy (AET), we explored, from the breast cancer patient's perspective, dimensions of the patient-provider communication among women who were on active AET...
- The Attitude-Behavior Discrepancy in Medical Decision Making. Fei He; Dongdong Li; Rong Cao; Juli Zeng; Hao Guan // Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p1
Background: In medical practice, the dissatisfaction of patients about medical decisions made by doctors is often regarded as the fuse of doctor-patient conflict. However, a few studies have looked at why there are such dissatisfactions. Objectives: This experimental study aimed to explore the...
- How Decisions are Reached: Physician and Patient. Eraker, Stephen A.; Polister, Peter // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug82, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p262
Examines a quantitative method used by physicians to measure patient preferences in reaching medical decisions. Benefits of the decision analysis method; Information on the behavioral decision theory; Factors that affect the decisions of patients related to medical care.
- Shared decision making in a publicly funded health care system. Sculpher, Mark J.; Gafni, Amiran // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);09/18/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7212, p725
Discusses doctor-patient relationship on shared decision making in collectively funded health care systems. Implications of effectiveness of treatments and affordability on shared decision making; Approaches in reducing the risk of conflict between the doctor and the patient.
- Controversial cases: You decide. // Consumer Reports on Health;Apr2002, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p6
Argues that patients should be involved in decision making in equivocal or controversial circumstances. How the physician's preferences are often followed rather than the patients; Example of circumstances where several treatment options are available and about equally effective, including...
- A key medical decision maker: the patient. Deyo, Richard A // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/1/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7311, p466
Editorial. Discusses the role of a patient in making medical decisions. Wish of patients to be involved in decisions which fall into a grey area where the optimal choice for the patient may be unclear; Details of decision aids which provide evidence from clinical trials to assess the benefits...
- The Patient's Role in Clinical Decision-Making. Brody, David S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov80, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p718
Discusses several perspectives on encouraging patients to participate in clinical decision-making. Imbalance of power between the doctor and patient; Reasons for patient's acceptance of their role in medical decision-making; Levels of consumer participation in health care; Benefits of patient...