Improving patient outcomes by including patient preferences in nursing care

@article{Ruland1998ImprovingPO,
  title={Improving patient outcomes by including patient preferences in nursing care},
  author={Cornelia Maria Ruland},
  journal={Proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={1998},
  pages={
          448-52
        }
}
While preference elicitation techniques have been effective in supporting patients in their abilities to make decisions consistent with their preferences, little is known about whether information about patient preferences affects clinicians in clinical decision making and improves patient outcomes. This paper presents a study that tested the effect of eliciting elderly patients' preferences for self-care capability and providing this information to nurses in clinical practice on nurses' care… CONTINUE READING

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