Use of decision aids to support informed choices about screening

BMJ. 2004 Aug 28;329(7464):507-10. doi: 10.1136/bmj.329.7464.507.


Decisions about screening can be more complex than those about treatment. Well designed decision aids could help patients understand the risks as well as the benefits

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Choice Behavior*
  • Decision Support Techniques
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening / psychology*
  • Patients / psychology*
  • Prognosis