Shared Decision Making in the Patient-Physician Relationship: Challenges Facing Patients, Physicians, and Medical Institutions
by Dennis J. Mazur, MD, PhD
Hardcover, 334 pages, boxed edition
American College of Physician Executives
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This book examines the judicial and ethical framework surrounding the concept of informed consent in relationship to shared decision making.
You are offered:
- additional perspectives from the view of the sciences
- research findings
- the best methods for constructing and developing decision-support systems
- and more.
Physician Executives, you may wish to consider purchasing a quantity of this primer for use with your compliance, quality improvement or risk management committee members and training efforts.
The author also develops what he called the "new informed consent" in which information sharing between patients and physicians is optimized. He discusses the history of informed consent and how it needs to be adapted to the changing health care environment that has been created by technology and cost containment measures.
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