|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The development and preliminary evaluation of a decision aid based on decision analysis for two treatment conditions: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Hypertension|
Shared decision making
|Citation:||Dowding D, Swanson V, Bland R, Thomson P, Mair C, Morrison A, Taylor A, Beechey C, Simpson R & Niven C (2004) The development and preliminary evaluation of a decision aid based on decision analysis for two treatment conditions: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Hypertension, Patient Education and Counseling, 52 (2), pp. 209-215.|
|Abstract:||This paper discusses the development and evaluation of a computerised decision aid that provides individualised information about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Hypertension to patients. The program is based on decision analysis, using decision trees as a way of providing users with information regarding the probability of different outcomes occurring, obtaining an individual evaluation of the different outcomes, before providing guidance on what might be the ‘best’ option for that patient. It is intended that the program can be used as the basis for helping patients to become more involved in decisions about their medical treatment. Eight health care professionals and 19 patients (9 with BPH and 10 with Hypertension) evaluated the program. Overall it was assessed positively by both health care professionals and patients. However, before it can be integrated into health care practice, the program is to be evaluated further in a randomised trial.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author; you can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|Thomson - The development and preliminary evaluation of a decision ais etc.pdf||115.49 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.