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How is it possible that pieces of information are not available when decisions need to be made?
This is the situation nearly always when a patient is sitting in front of a doctor or nurse. 25 more words
Some good examples of doctors providing the space for patients to make choices about the level of care and options, albeit in relatively low-stakes situation. The development of ‘decision aids’ to assist those conversations is helpful. 126 more words
Further to the article posted yesterday, here is the full press release on the top five.
Good article on how medical history and a good primary care doctor can reduce the aggravation of unnecessary tests, and how some of the incentives (financial) encourage more testing. 55 more words