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Helping patients participate in medical decision-making
 

Helping patients participate in medical decision-making

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Through the use of improved decision aid designs, more patients are being encouraged to take a more active role in shared medical decision-making.
 
today.mims.com
 
9 Mar 2017 - General
 
This new strategy, just like any treatment approach, has its pros and cons. While giving access to patients to their medical records may be a convenient means stimulate interest and encourage health awareness among them, it may also interfere with the progress of their treatment plan. Doctors often encounter patients who are overly paranoid and actually use google to diagnose themselves based on their symptoms. Sometimes they even act as if they are more knowledgeable than us. Giving them access...
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