Shared Decision Making for Treatment of Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities

Katz, Steven J.; Belkora, Jeffrey; Elwyn, Glyn
May 2014
Journal of Oncology Practice;May2014, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p206
Academic Journal
The author discusses the increasing pressure on physicains to engage patients and their families in treatment decision making due to the growing emphasis on patient-centered oncology care. Topics discussed include objectives of shared decision making (SDM) with patients, improving measurement of SDM, and interventions to improve SDM in clinical encounters.


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