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Making decisions

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 3428 words.

Decisions in dementia - Capacity assessment in practice - Consent - How to make decisions - Best interests - Managing decision-making - Who should talk to whom? - Summary

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Decision-Making

Karl E. Misulis and Mark E. Frisse.

in Essentials of Clinical Informatics

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Epidemiology. 8248 words.

Decision-making consists of the logical application of information. Human decision-making and computer-based decision-making are different. Human decision-making relies on nuances and...

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Decision making

Debbie Rosenorn-Lanng.

in Human Factors in Healthcare: Level Two

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 19645 words.

This chapter looks at how the information used to generate a shared mental model can then be used to make sound healthcare decisions. It also explores the barriers that might be encountered...

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Decision Making

Wendy Johnston.

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

November 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4329 words.

This chapter discusses the decision-making integral to ALS patients and their families. Diagnosis and the quality of life have steadily improved for ALS patients with the advent of improved...

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decision-making

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 135 words.

The important cognitive process of selecting one action or policy from two or more choices to achieve a desired goal. A decision is made by using perceptual information about a current...

Making decisions

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 4592 words.

Chapter 53 outlines the importance of early career decisions at medical school and career destinations. Choosing a specialty is a preoccupation of every medical student: keeping an open...

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The Decision-Making Process

Gordon Moore, John A. Quelch and Emily Boudreau.

in Choice Matters

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 13054 words.

Even seemingly mundane decisions involve a fair amount of individual decision-making. Chapter 4 takes a closer look at the consumer decision-making process, considering (1) the process...

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Making difficult decisions

Rowan H. Harwood, Farhad Huwez and Dawn Good.

in Stroke Care

November 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 5096 words.

Consent Capacity How to make decisions Best interest Advance care planning Managing decision making Applying this to stroke care Who should talk to whom? Summary

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Global Decision-Making

Boaz Ronen, Joseph S Pliskin and Shimeon Pass.

in The Hospital and Clinic Improvement Handbook

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 3839 words.

The global decision-making methodology is a simple and effective tool for decision-making. It bypasses the need to determine the cost of service or cost of product as well as the product’s...

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Decision-Making in Deprescribing

Swapnil Gupta, Rebecca Miller and John D. Cahill.

in Deprescribing in Psychiatry

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 7165 words.

This chapter discusses a framework for psycho-pharmacological decision-making and its applications specifically in the context of deprescribing. It introduces concepts and considerations...

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evidence-based decision-making

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 187 words.

Logical, consistent use of the best available evidence from proven basic scientific sources, preferably augmented as necessary by facts from current verified peer-reviewed research, to...

Patient Decision Making

Jeffrey K. Belkora.

in Public Health

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 7166 words.

Patients historically deferred to physicians in a health crisis, even after Western civilization embraced individual autonomy and the right to self-determination in other, nonmedical areas...

Decision-making

Wendy Johnston.

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4566 words.

Decision-making in ALS is concerned with life- and health-related goals and may not simply relate to end of life. Personal, cultural, spiritual, and family influences are factors. Informed...

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Ethical Decision-Making

Emily Chai, Diane Meier, Jane Morris and Suzanne Goldhirsch.

in Geriatric Palliative Care

April 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine. 2405 words.

Chapter 6 discusses ethical decision making, including principles, modern medical ethics, clinical ethics, ethical dilemmas, the ‘Four Topics’ approach, managing unresolved ethical...

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Implementing shared decision making

Paul J. Barr and Marie-Anne Durand.

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2329 words.

In the USA, shared decision making (SDM) has become a high profile health policy goal since its inclusion in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Incentivizing clinician...

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Capacity and Decision-Making

Eitan Kimchi.

in Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Patients

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry. 10211 words.

Cognitive loss brings up crucial questions of autonomy and capacity to make one’s decisions. Capacity refers to an assessment of whether a person can make a particular medical, legal, or...

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Implementing shared decision making

France Légaré, Isabelle Scholl, Dawn Stacey and Stéphane Turcotte.

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 1493 words.

Shared decision making (SDM) is not yet a reality in most clinical practices. A recently updated Cochrane review of the effectiveness of interventions to implement SDM in clinical practices...

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Implementing shared decision making

William A. Nelson, John J. Donnellan and Glyn Elwyn.

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2018 words.

This chapter examines the role of a health care organization’s governance, leaders, and managers, in collaboration with clinicians, in creating the culture and practices that ensure shared...

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Shared decision making

Glyn Elwyn and Adrian Edwards.

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Statistics and Methodology. 2266 words.

This chapter reflects on arguments supporting achievement of shared decision making (SDM). Policy support for SDM has been evident in many countries and research by many groups has...

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MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT DECISION-MAKING: CONSCIENCE, REGULATION, AND THE LAW

José Miola.

in Medical Law Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Medical Ethics. 10411 words.

The exercise of conscience can have far reaching effects. Poor behaviour can be fatal, as it has occurred in various medical scandals over the years. This article takes a wide definition of...