Shared decision making sheets to facilitate conversations about treatment options

Source: Right Care Area: News The BMJ Group has developed a number of shared decision making sheets, designed to facilitate a conversation between patients and healthcare professionals about the reasons for choosing one treatment option over and above another treatment option. The information sheets are both prompts for use in consultations by health professionals with their patients, and aide-memoires for patients with instructions for accessing the corresponding web-based patient decision aid.    Shared decision making sheets on the following are currently available:   - AAA repair - AAA screening - Cataracts - Established kidney failure - Established kidney failure dialysis - Established kidney failure transplant - Lower urinary tract symptoms - Lung cancer - Osteoarthritis of the hip - Osteoarthritis of the knee - Prostate cancer - PSA testing - Stable angina ...
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