The decisional conflict scale: further validation in two samples of Dutch oncology patients.

@article{Koedoot2001TheDC,
  title={The decisional conflict scale: further validation in two samples of Dutch oncology patients.},
  author={Nelleke Koedoot and Sjaak Molenaar and Paul Oosterveld and P. Bakker and Alexander de Graeff and Marianne A. Nooy and I. Varekamp and Hanneke J C J M de Haes},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2001},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={187-93}
}
The importance of patient involvement in medical decision making is indisputable. Yet, decision making concerning medical treatment options is a difficult task for most patients. In order to study decision-making processes in health care, O'Connor developed the decisional conflict scale (DCS). The DCS assesses the level of 'decisional conflict' that patients experience while making health care decisions, and encompasses the following three subscales: (1) uncertainty about choosing among… CONTINUE READING

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