Since most of the clinicians in this study used the DMC tool with very few patients, "it is possible that our trial underestimates the efficacy of the decision aid
when used repeatedly and expertly," Dr.
People are already engaged in the behavior the decision aid
is trying to induce.
A further two Decision Aids
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In other words, the results suggest that subjects were more likely to use the decision aid
if they found it easy to use.
It has three key elements: 1) assessing decisional needs; 2) addressing identified decisional needs using decision support intervention with interventions such as patient decision aids
(PtDAs) and coaching; and 3) evaluating the decision quality and progress in decision-making.
Their findings verified that decision aids
substantially enhanced knowledge and agreement between values and choices; led to more realistic expectations; decreased decisional conflict; decreased the percentage of people who continued to be in doubt post intervention; and encouraged patients to become more active participants in decision making without increasing their anxiety.
Suppose a decision aid
shows people the likelihood that a medication will cause heart attacks.
The effect of a computerized decision aid
on the development of knowledge.
2004) to a previously well-tested BPH decision aid
As data directly affecting the battle space changes, Tactical Decision Aids
and other decision aids
will be updated automatically.
The authors demonstrate that the presence of a visual decision aid
at the point of purchase can improve choice for low-literacy consumers.
How will this decision aid
the cause of non-proliferation?
USDA-ARS recently released a computerized nitrogen (N) decision aid
to help crop producers apply fertilizer.
Before year's end, the ARS Nitrogen Fertilizer Decision Aid
will be posted on the World Wide Web for farmers, consultants, and anyone else who wants to use it.
Whether a decision aid
is accepted by its users is an important question in decision aid