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Promoting patient participation and shortening cancer consultations: a randomised trial
Patient participation in medical consultations has been demonstrated to benefit their subsequent psychological well being. Question asking is one way in which patients can be active. We investigated… Expand
Communication Skills Training: Describing a New Conceptual Model
Current research in communication in physician–patient consultations is multidisciplinary and multimethodological. As this research has progressed, a considerable body of evidence on the best… Expand
Seeking informed consent to cancer clinical trials; evaluating the efficacy of doctor communication skills training
Introduction: Clinical trials have come to be regarded as the gold standard for treatment evaluation. However, many doctors and their patients experience difficulties when discussing trial… Expand
Promoting patient participation in the cancer consultation: evaluation of a prompt sheet and coaching in question-asking
Active participation in the medical consultation has been demonstrated to benefit aspects of patients’ subsequent psychological well-being. We investigated two interventions promoting patient… Expand
Lay constructions of decision‐making in cancer
- M. Henman, P. Butow, R. Brown, F. Boyle, M. Tattersall
- Medicine, Psychology
- 1 July 2002
In recent years there has been increased emphasis on involving people in decision‐making about their medical care. However, few studies have addressed the questions of why women with cancer want… Expand
Oncologists' reactions to cancer patients' verbal cues
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer cause considerable psychological distress and morbidity. Consequently, cancer patients have high needs for informational and emotional support and doctors vary… Expand
Meeting the decision-making preferences of patients with breast cancer in oncology consultations: impact on decision-related outcomes.
- R. Brown, P. Butow, M. Wilson-Genderson, J. Bernhard, K. Ribi, I. Juraskova
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 10 March 2012
PURPOSE To investigate how involvement preferences of patients with breast cancer change during the treatment decision-making process and determine the impact of meeting patients' expectations on… Expand
Coping with metastatic melanoma: the last year of life
Few longitudinal studies have concurrently investigated cognitive appraisal, coping and psychological adjustment in patients with terminal cancer. This study aimed to (i) consider patterns of change… Expand
Seeking informed consent to cancer clinical trials: describing current practice.
Clinical trials have come to be regarded as the gold standard for treatment evaluation. However, many doctors and their patients experience difficulties when discussing trials, leading to poor… Expand
Training faculty to facilitate communication skills training: development and evaluation of a workshop.
OBJECTIVE To develop a workshop for training faculty to facilitate small group role play sessions for a communication skills training program and assess the impact of that workshop on the trainees'… Expand