Evidence-informed patient choice: Practical issues of involving patients in decisions about health care technologies

Vikki A. Entwistle, Trevor A. Sheldon, Amanda Sowden, Ian S. Watt

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Abstract

Evidence-informed patient choice involves providing people with research-based information about the effectiveness of health care options and promoting their involvement in decisions about their treatment. Although the concept seems desirable, the processes and outcomes of evidence-informed patient choice are poorly understood, and it should be carefully evaluated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-225
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998

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