decision aid


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decision aid

An educational tool to assist patients or health care professionals in making choices about aspects of care.
Synonym: decision rule
See also: aid
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Key clinical point: The Depression Medication Choice decision aid helps primary care physicians choose appropriate medication together with patients who have moderate to severe depression.
Over time, the managers may even acquire this skill after repeatedly using the decision aid approach.
Over 90% of the subjects actually chose to use the decision aid on the second case.
The International Patient Decision Aids Standard (IPDAS) Collaboration: The checklist, the instrument, and the next step.
Health decision aids to facilitate shared decision making in office practice.
Treatment preference patterns during a videotape decision aid for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
The result will be integration of environmental data into on-scene decision aids, within the bounds of the tactical decision cycle.
In the context of point-of-purchase decision making, we apply existing theory to explain the choice process of low-literacy consumers and demonstrate how the presence of a visual decision aid at the point of purchase can improve choice by allowing low-literacy consumers to better use information.
The ARS decision aid development began with studies in Canada by R.
First, it provides guidance for future research on decision aid reliance.
A decision aid on this topic would inform women about the benefits and risks and would encourage them to carefully consider the trade-offs involved.
CHICAGO -- A decision aid designed to explain choices about chemotherapy and palliative care can help patients with metastatic cancer understand that the goal of therapy is not a cure, without increasing their anxiety, Dr.