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shared decision making

The active involvement of patients and carers and significant others in the UK in choosing management options—e.g., eliciting utilities and preferences by discussion, through interactive CDs, etc.

Shared decision programmes may improve healthcare services, as patients
• Better understand the types of procedures available and chances of success;
• Are more confident in their choice, reducing the likelihood of a lawsuit; and
• Often choose less invasive (i.e., less expensive) procedures.
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Oregon Rural Practice-Based Research Network (ORPRN): Shared Decision Making Toolkit http://sdmtoolkit.
These ideas open dialogue on the type of skills needed to become competent if shared decision making is to be implemented and sustained.
A better training provided to medical personnel in shared decision making, as well as the initiative of patients to request information about their illness could result not only in improving the psychiatrist-patient communication but also in achieving better adherence to treatment and greater satisfaction with specialized care (Young, Bell, Epstein, Feldman & Kravitz, 2008).
Consider the constructs of patient motivation and autonomy as the vehicle of shared decision making.
Other studies focusing on shared decision making and restructuring identified the school principal as the key player in all such efforts (David, 1989; Malen, Ogawa, & Kranz, 1990; Rude, 1993; Wohlstetter, 1995).
Putting informed and shared decision making into practice.
Shared decision making is a specific kind of collaborative initiative whereby stakeholders who may be affected by the outcomes of a decision are empowered to jointly come to a mutually agreeable (usually consensus-based) decision along with those that traditionally have decision-making authority (BC CORE 1996, Frame et al.
This era is characterized by attempts to increase the use of democratic principles and approaches consonant with the current shared decision making (SDM)) and site-based management (SBM) focus.
If the parents at Mount Gleason Middle School are unhappy with the discipline policy at that school, they should become involved in the school's Shared Decision Making (or LEARN) Council and work to change the policy.
This community is enhanced through shared decision making and an investment in "making student work better" (p.
More than 400 parent volunteers in my district have been trained to participate in our children's education through shared decision making.

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