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Reports of shared decision making increase in the united states, but disparities exist
Between 2002 and 2014, reports of shared decision making increased significantly among adult Americans. (2017-11-20)
Crippled by indecision? Maybe you're focusing on the wrong thing
Researchers compare focusing on the process of decision-making to focusing on the outcome of the decision. (2005-11-14)
What does the man-machine system demand? Cognitive task analysis in medical decision making
The study of expertise has led to considerable insight into the nature of skilled performance in professional domains. (2000-02-20)
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to adopt algorithms in decision-making contexts. (2019-02-21)
No increase in shared decision-making for PSA testing but discussions have broadened
Although health care organizations differ in their recommendations for use of prostate-specific antigen testing for prostate cancer screening, they agree that the decision to undergo PSA testing should be shared by patients and clinicians. (2018-03-13)
Focus on treatment decisions: Doctor and patient should decide together
This edition of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, which focuses on patient involvement, contains two original articles investigating the following questions: do patients benefit from shared decision making? (2015-10-23)
How psychology helps improve medical decision making
Research into decision-making strategies of expert physicians has shown that they use data-driven heuristics when solving routine problems. (2000-02-20)
Video conferencing could increase shared decision-making in hospice care
Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that shared decision-making, although beneficial, could be enhanced in hospice care. (2015-10-12)
Most older adults prefer to participate in medical decisions
Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less likely to prefer active decision making. (2017-11-20)
Pediatric oncologists should help with difficult decisions
The oncologist should be the primary decision maker in some pediatric cancer situations, say researchers at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston in an article appearing today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. (2005-12-28)
Study shows age doesn't necessarily affect decision-making
Many people believe that getting older means losing a mental edge, leading to poor decision-making. (2010-06-29)
Patient participation in decision making associated with increased costs, services
A survey of almost 22,000 admitted patients at the University of Chicago Medical Center found patient preference to participate in decision making concerning their care was associated with a longer length of stay and higher total hospitalization costs, according to a report published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. (2013-05-27)
Doctors and patients make more decisions together
In a shift away from the more patriarchal/matriarchal relationship between doctor and patient, patients report an increased partnership with their physicians in making medical decisions, reports a new study. (2017-11-13)
Shared decision-making is cornerstone of multiple sclerosis treatment
One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses, according to a report in the journal Practical Neurology. (2017-06-20)
New technology to guide people through healthcare decisions
The goal of a two-year, $460,000 National Institute of Nursing Research-supported project at Case Western Reserve University's school of nursing is to develop and test an avatar-based decision technology, called Electronic Surrogate Decision Maker Resources and Tailored Training. (2013-08-08)
Carnegie Mellon receives $6.9 million to create new climate center
Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy will receive $6.9 million over the next five years from the U.S. (2004-09-28)
Education improves decision-making ability, study finds
A new study led by Hyuncheol Bryant Kim, assistant professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University, found that education can be leveraged to help enhance an individual's economic decision-making quality or economic rationality. (2018-10-05)
Imaging examines risky decision making on brains of methamphetamine users
Methamphetamine users showed less sensitivity to risk and reward in one region of the brain and greater sensitivity in other brain regions compared with non-users when performing an exercise involving risky decision making. (2014-05-21)
How neurotechnologies impact risk appetite
Researchers from the Higher School of Economics have shown that by stimulating the frontal cortex, a person's financial risk appetite can be increased temporarily. (2017-12-28)
A child's poor decision-making skills can predict later behavior problems, research shows
Children who show poor decision-making skills at age 10 or 11 may be more likely to experience interpersonal and behavioral difficulties that have the potential to lead to high-risk health behavior in their teen years, according to a new study from Oregon State University psychology professor. (2014-10-20)
Calcium dynamics regulating the timing of decision-making in C. elegans
All animals make decisions according to information, but the detailed mechanism is not known. (2017-05-22)
Gaining autonomy through decision-making
Using parent reports, a longitudinal study of 200 families has found that young people's input into decisions increased gradually from ages 9 to 14, and then surged from ages 15 to 20. (2010-03-25)
The neuroscience of decision making: Deciphering how the brain chooses and decides
Researchers are beginning to decipher what exactly happens in our brains when we make decisions. (2011-09-14)
How the brain helps us make good decisions -- and bad ones
A prevailing theory in neuroscience holds that people make decisions based on integrated global calculations that occur within the frontal cortex of the brain. (2019-06-25)
Shared decision-making between doctors and patients can reduce antibiotic use
A training tool that helps physicians involve patients in decision-making can reduce the use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2012-07-30)
Decision aids help patients choose best treatment options
Interactive decision aids improves patient knowledge and can help patients play a more active part in making decisions about their treatment, suggest two studies in this week's BMJ. (2001-08-30)
Being a fair sportsman: Ethical decision making a shot at doping prevention?
A new study, which is being funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency from 2009 until 2011, will analyze the effectiveness of a new approach in doping prevention focusing on ethical training. (2009-02-25)
Women want information, opportunity to participate in decision for first mammogram
Women in their 40s considering their first screening mammogram want information on potential harm and benefits and want to participate in the decision-making process, according to a study in the June 27 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2005-06-27)
An evidence-based approach to theories of medical decision making and health
As a way to help both the sick and their medical care providers to make the best health care decisions possible, a special section of the current November/December 2008 issue of Medical Decision Making examines three current evidenced-based theories that can help to improve assessments, assist in prevention programs, and help with intervention efforts. (2008-12-11)
Brain: How to optimize decision making?
Our brains are constantly faced with different choices. Why is it so difficult to make up our mind when faced with two or more choices? (2019-09-11)
'I don't want to pick!' Preschoolers know when they aren't sure
Children as young as three years old know when they are not sure about a decision, and can use that uncertainty to guide decision making, according to new research from the Center for Mind and Brain at UC Davis. (2013-03-12)
How do patients choose the best treatment for their disease?
The diagnosis has come in, and it's not good. Worse, the patient has to choose from treatment options that are sometimes contradictory and risky. (2007-10-03)
Choice architecture for architecture choices
New research, led by the University of Portsmouth, could help decision makers make more effective choices when designing social housing initiatives. (2018-10-24)
Decision-making preferences among patients with heart attacks
In a research letter, Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., from Yale University School of Medicine and colleagues, (2013-05-27)
More operations are scheduled if doctor is well rested
Researchers at Linköping University have investigated how orthopaedic surgeons make decisions regarding surgery, and how the decisions are related to how much of their work shift they have completed. (2019-09-18)
Great apes make sophisticated decisions
Max Planck researchers show that chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans take their choices carefully. (2011-12-29)
Research clarifies role of posterior parietal cortex in decision-making
Researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience of the Chinese Academy of Sciences provided new insights into the functional role of the PPC in decision-making. (2019-05-07)
Medical evidence and the Internet
Dr. Alejandro Jadad and colleagues argue that more cooperation and rigorous evaluation is needed to ensure that Internet-related health initiatives reach their full potential. (2000-02-07)
Scientists find brain area responsible for learning from immediate experience
Monkeys who could not use their MD were less able to respond to changes that required them to adapt their behavior to continue making the right choices to maximize rewards. (2016-05-31)
OU receives award from Council of Graduate Schools
The University of Oklahoma Graduate College and the Center for Applied Social Research have received one of five awards nationwide from the Council of Graduate Schools to integrate research ethics education into international collaborations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. (2012-09-24)
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