Patient involvement refers to the role the patient plays in the medical decision making process. Many factors come into play that affect how much influence the patient has in the decision making process, including how and when the patient is involved in the process and the desire of the patient to take an active role in their care.
Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions in Patient Involvement, grouped by resource type.
May 1, 2011
Imprecisely worded and poorly designed survey questions have caused considerable confusion about the degree to which patients want to be involved in medical decisions. When questions are worded such that patients understand that they are not being asked to make decisions requiring technical clinical information and particularly when respondents have been given basic information about the decision they are facing, survey data are extremely consistent; most patients want to be informed and to play a direct and active role in the decision making process.…