Patient Involvement

Patient involvement refers to the role the patient plays in the medical decision making process. Many factors come into play that affect how much influence the patient has in the decision making process, including how and when the patient is involved in the process and the desire of the patient to take an active role in their care.

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Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions in Patient Involvement, grouped by resource type.

Shared Decision-Making® Program Research

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Involving Patients in Clinical Decisions: Impact of an Interactive Video Program on Use of Back Surgery

Deyo RA, Cherkin DC, Weinstein J, et al. Involving patients in clinical decisions: Impact of an interactive video program on use of back surgery. Med Care. 2000;38(9):959-69. Read the abstract.  Continue reading
Posted in Patient Decision Aids, Patient Involvement | Tagged back surgery, decision aids, medical decisions, patients, shared decision making, Shared Decision-Making® programs Permalink

Informed Medical Decisions Foundation Perspectives

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Patients Want to be Involved

Imprecisely worded and poorly designed survey questions have caused considerable confusion about the degree to which patients want to be involved in medical decisions. When questions are worded such that patients understand that they are not being asked to make decisions requiring technical clinical information and particularly when respondents have been given basic information about the decision they are facing, survey data are extremely consistent; most patients want to be informed and to play a direct and active role in the decision making process.…  Continue reading
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Informed Medical Decisions Foundation Funded Research

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Effects of Decision Ambiguity on Shared Medical Decision Making

To evaluate the impact of ambiguity on shared medical decision making using scenarios on future medicine and unconventional medicine. To develop and test a decision aid tool to help patients and physicians understand ambiguity and to encourage a shared medical decision making process that is applicable to ambiguous decisions that involve future medicine and unconventional medicine. …  Continue reading
Posted in George Bennett Grants, Investigator-Initiated Research, Patient Involvement, SDM Implementation | Tagged decision aids, shared decision making Permalink

Overdiagnosis in Screening Mammography: Examination of Women's Attitudes and Responses to Information about Overdiagnosis

The overall purpose of this research is to contribute to improving communication with the community about screening mammography. The research involves developing and evaluating educational materials and strategies to meet the important ethical objective of providing balanced information about screening outcomes in order to support screening decisions.…  Continue reading
Posted in Decision Quality, George Bennett Grants, Investigator-Initiated Research, Patient Involvement, Patient Knowledge, Patient Preferences | Tagged mammography, overdiagnosis Permalink
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