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Models based on value and probability in health improve shared decision making.
- M. Ortendahl
- Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
- 1 October 2008
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Diagnostic reasoning and treatment decisions are a key competence of doctors. A model based on values and probability provides a conceptual framework for clinical… Expand
Different Time Perspectives of the Doctor and the Patient Reduce Quality in Health Care
- M. Ortendahl
- Quality management in health care
- 1 April 2008
Time-related problems interfere with treatment decisions and evaluations in health care, both from the perspective of the doctor and from the perspective of the patient. The compliance level of the… Expand
Coping Mechanisms Actually and Hypothetically Used by Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women in Quitting Smoking
- M. Ortendahl
- Journal of addictive diseases
- 19 September 2008
ABSTRACT The purpose of this article was to investigate how pregnant and non-pregnant women use various coping techniques when attempting to refrain from smoking. Eighty women with subgroups formed… Expand
Judgments of Risk for Consequences of Continuing or Quitting Smoking—A Study of Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women Intending and Not Intending to Quit
Objectives: To study perceived smoking-related consequences of continuing and of quitting smoking. Methods: Eighty women, with subgroups formed by pregnant/nonpregnant women and trying/not trying to… Expand
The methotrexate therapeutic response in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE Methotrexate (MTX) is used frequently as a disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and patients tend to continue taking this drug for longer periods than… Expand
Factors influencing length of time taking methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE Duration of therapy has been suggested to represent a measure of effectiveness. Life table analyses of therapy with methotrexate (MTX) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have indicated a longer… Expand
Improved Quality of Life, Working Ability, and Patient Satisfaction After a Pretreatment Multimodal Assessment Method in Patients With Mixed Chronic Muscular Pain: A Randomized-controlled Study
- Mats Georg Rothman, Monica Ortendahl, Andreas Rosenblad, Ann-Christin Johansson
- The Clinical journal of pain
- 1 March 2013
Objective:To investigate whether a pretreatment multimodal (MM) assessment of patients with chronic muscular pain has an impact on treatment outcome. Methods:The present randomized-controlled study… Expand
Time-related issues with application to health gains and losses.
Time-related aspects of health have attracted increasing interest, and it has become evident that many medical situations concern the exchange of present-day costs for future benefits. Traditional… Expand
Perceived consequences among pregnant and non-pregnant women of continuing or ceasing to smoke.
OBJECTIVE To examine the perception of risk of smoking-related psychological and social outcomes, and the effect of pregnancy and intention to stop smoking on the perceived risk. METHODS Eighty… Expand
Framing health messages based on anomalies in time preference.
Time discounting processes and their effects are increasingly taken into account in health-related decisions. Because these effects have a potentially large impact the characteristics of discounting… Expand