informed decision

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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The governor said for directors to make an informed decision, they must establish objectives, classify and prioritise such, 'develop selection criteria, identify alternatives, evaluate alternatives against the selection criteria; choose the alternative that best satisfied the selection criteria and implements the decision.'
Specifically, a patient brochure entitled "Patient-Doctor Discussion Checklist-Acceptance of Risk and Informed Decision Acknowledgment" must be reviewed with the patient, and the patient must be given the opportunity to sign the acknowledgment, which also must be signed by the physician implanting the device.
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It merits mentioning here that in the wake of growing diversity and complexity in financial products, making an informed decision is one of the challenges for the financial consumers.
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Voters can make informed decision I SAW in a national newspaper a headline '40% of voters still can't decide' on its front page.
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I am a registered nurse with a bachelor of nursing, who has made an informed decision on whether or not my children or myself will receive inoculations for the purpose of immunisation.
The information is free of charge to the buyer (you can be asked to pay copying and postage charges) and it is designed to help buyers make an informed decision about the property before they incur any costs.
The CDC and the American Cancer Society recommend informed decision making as the strategy for early detection of prostate cancer.