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Impact of cancer-related decision aids.

@article{Whelan2002ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of cancer-related decision aids.},
  author={Timothy Whelan and Mary Ann O’Brien and Miguel {\'A}ngel Villas{\'i}s-Keever and Patricia Robinson and Aimee L. Skye and Amiram Gafni and Mariette Brouwers and C Charles and Fulvia Baldassarre and Mary Gauld},
  journal={Evidence report/technology assessment},
  year={2002},
  volume={46},
  pages={
          1-4
        }
}
Decision aids are mechanisms or interventions that have been developed to improve communication between health professionals and patients, and to help involve patients in making decisions regarding their health care. Decision aids can include brochures, videotapes or interactive computer programs. Recent reviews have suggested that decision aids may be effective in supporting general health care decisions. Cancer screening or treatment have been found to be particularly prone to difficulties in… CONTINUE READING

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