Patient-physician agreement on the content of CHD prevention discussions.

  title={Patient-physician agreement on the content of CHD prevention discussions.},
  author={Lindy Behrend and Hossein Maymani and Megan Anne Diehl and Ziya Gizlice and Jianwen Cai and Stacey L. Sheridan},
  journal={Health expectations : an international journal of public participation in health care and health policy},
  volume={14 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Little is known about agreement between patients and physicians on content and outcomes of clinical discussions. A common perception of content and outcomes may be desirable to optimize decision making and clinical care. OBJECTIVE To determine patient-physician agreement on content and outcomes of coronary heart disease (CHD) prevention discussions. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey nested within a randomized CHD prevention study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS University internal… CONTINUE READING