informed decision

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A decision by a patient about a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure, based on choice, which requires the decision to be voluntary and that the patient has the capacity for choice, which rests on 3 elements:
• Possession of a set of values and goals
• Ability to understand information and communicate decisions
• Ability to reason and deliberate

informed decision

Informed choice Patients rights A decision by a Pt about a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure that is based on choice, which requires that the decision be voluntary and that the Pt has the capacity for choice, which rests on 3 elements: possession of a set of values and goals; ability to understand information and communicate decisions; ability to reason and deliberate. See Informed consent.
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EDITORIAL- Informed choice !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am Thirty-two years ago today, the global population hit five billion.
"The release of the names of party- list nominees was effected to enhance the transparency of the electoral process and to enable voters to make an informed choice," he said.
In an interview to ANI, Rawat said that the entire idea is to give voters an informed choice, as they should be well aware of the people they are electing as their representatives.
The Inside Scoop on Informed Choice: A Step-by-Step Guide for Personalizing Diets in Long-Term Care
"The Inside Scoop on Informed Choice: A Step-by-Step Guide for Personalizing Diets in Long-Term Care" by registered dietitian and licensed nursing home administrator Diane Hall (who is an expert consultant and nationally recognized speaker on culture change and dining standards in long-term care) is an instructional guide for creating person-centered meal plans in long-term care settings.
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Kingsmill is committed to ensuring that consumers can make an informed choice when it comes to bakery product purchases, and the new labels will start to appear on pack from January 2014.
"That's okay as long as you make an informed choice," he said.
The Contraceptive Health Research of Informed Choice Experience study involved 11 European countries with the goal of evaluating the influence of counselling on the user's choice of three different types of combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) administration: pill, transdermal patch and vaginal ring.
Transport Minister Norman Baker has written to every operator urging them to publish data on a train-by-train basis so passengers can make an informed choice about which train to catch.
Bryony, who was studying law before opting for a career in engineering with BT's local network business, Openreach, said: "It's all about making an informed choice of career and making sure students are prepared as well as possible."
Instead, EEF is urging the Prime Minister to lead a debate, which will provide an informed choice for British businesses, those working for them and, current and potential investors.