Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment.

@article{Wilkins2006ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment.},
  author={Edwin G. Wilkins and Julie C. Lowery and Laurel A Copeland and Sherry L Goldfarb and Patricia A. Wren and Nancy Janz},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={589-98}
}
Previous research suggests that patient education programs promoting shared decision making (SDM) may improve patient satisfaction and outcomes, yet controlled clinical trials are lacking. The authors evaluate the impact of an early breast cancer treatment educational video on patients' decisional preferences and behavior. Newly diagnosed stage I/stage II breast cancer patients were assigned to SDM video program or control groups in alternating months. Surveys were administered prior to the… CONTINUE READING