Framework for teaching and learning informed shared decision making.

@article{Towle1999FrameworkFT,
  title={Framework for teaching and learning informed shared decision making.},
  author={A Towle and William Godolphin},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1999},
  volume={319 7212},
  pages={
          766-71
        }
}
Patients should be involved in making decisions about their health care. The ethical imperative of autonomy is reflected in legal trends that require a high standard of disclosure for informed consent, amounting to a principle of informed choice. Outcomes of care and adherence to treatment regimens improve when patients are more involved. 5 Consumerism is part of the social spirit, and governments exhort citizens to take more responsibility. Models of doctor-patient encounters that result in… CONTINUE READING

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