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Shared Decision-Making and Evidence-Based Practice
ABSTRACTShared decision-making refers to a process of health care delivery in which practitioners and clients seeking help for problems or disorders collaborate to access relevant information and toExpand
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Shared decision-making preferences of people with severe mental illness.
OBJECTIVE Perceived roles and preferences were explored for shared decision making among persons with severe mental illnesses. METHODS In this pilot study, 30 adult clients with severe mentalExpand
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Plasma tryptophan and tyrosine levels are independent risk factors for delirium in critically ill patients
AimThe pathophysiology of delirium remains elusive though neurotransmitters and their precursor large neutral amino acids (LNAAs) may play a role. This pilot study investigated whether alterations ofExpand
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Preferences of older and younger adults with serious mental illness for involvement in decision-making in medical and psychiatric settings.
OBJECTIVES There is a growing call for greater consumer participation in health care encounters. Prior research suggests that older age is associated with a greater preference for a more passive roleExpand
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A comparative economic analysis of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin versus topotecan in ovarian cancer in the USA and the UK.
BACKGROUND Economic information is necessary for rational decision-making in health care. Many European countries require financial impact statements prior to drug approval, and many health careExpand
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G-CSF as prophylaxis of febrile neutropenia in SCLC
ObjectivesIn 1991, small cell lung cancer (SCLC) was reported as the first tumour type where colony stimulating factor (CSF) support was clinically effective. We reviewed 13 health services researchExpand
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Communicating with physicians about medical decisions: a reluctance to disagree.
Effective patient-physician communication is essential for shared decision making, considered by some to be the “pinnacle” of patient-centered care.1 Many health care decisions have multiple optionsExpand
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Pharmacoeconomics of therapy for ITP: steroids, i.v.Ig, anti-D, and splenectomy.
Factors that influence the choice of therapeutic option in treating idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) include cost, toxicity, and efficacy of the agent. Today the most commonly used agentsExpand
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Functional assessment of accommodating intraocular lenses versus monofocal intraocular lenses in cataract surgery: Metaanalysis
PURPOSE: To compare accommodating intraocular lens (IOLs) and monofocal IOLs in restoring accommodation in cataract surgery. SETTING: Dartmouth Medical School and Department of Ophthalmology,Expand
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