A person-centred approach to communicating risk

PLoS Med. 2005 Feb;2(2):e41. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020041. Epub 2005 Feb 22.


Standard approaches to communicating risk to patients do not appear to be very effective, argues Alaszewski. We need a new approach that takes patients' own perceptions into account

MeSH terms

  • Communication*
  • Humans
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Patient Education as Topic*
  • Patient-Centered Care*
  • Risk Assessment