What Is a "Good" Treatment Decision? Decisional Control, Knowledge, Treatment Decision Making, and Quality of Life in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer.

@article{Orom2016WhatIA,
  title={What Is a "Good" Treatment Decision? Decisional Control, Knowledge, Treatment Decision Making, and Quality of Life in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer.},
  author={Heather Orom and Caitlin Biddle and Willie Underwood and Christian Nelson and D Lynn Homish},
  journal={Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          714-25
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We explored whether active patient involvement in decision making and greater patient knowledge are associated with better treatment decision-making experiences and better quality of life (QOL) among men with clinically localized prostate cancer. Localized prostate cancer treatment decision making is an advantageous model for studying patient treatment decision-making dynamics because there are multiple treatment options and a lack of empirical evidence to recommend one over the other… CONTINUE READING

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