Navigation Links
Decision making preferences among patients with heart attacks
Date:5/27/2013

In a research letter, Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., from Yale University School of Medicine and colleagues, "sought to investigate preferences for participation in the decision-making process among individuals hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction ([AMI] or heart attack)." The researchers combined data from two similar AMI registries (TRIUMPH and PREMIER) which resulted in 6,636 patients in the study sample who were asked about who should make decisions on treatment options.

"More than two-thirds of patients with AMI indicated a preference to play an active role in the decision-making process, and of those, about a quarter preferred that the decision be theirs alone rather than shared with their physician," the authors found. "Our findings indicate that physicians who aspire to provide patient-centered care should assess patients' decision-making preferences by directly asking each patient."

"Our challenge now is to develop systems that fully respect these preferences and ensure that patients who prefer an active role are given that opportunity," the authors conclude.


'/>"/>

Contact: Karen Peart
Karen.Peart@yale.edu
203-432-1326
The JAMA Network Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Diagnostic coronary angiography: Functional flow reserve changes decisions in 25 percent of cases
2. Veterans Disability Appeals See Fewer Decisions in FY2012, Reports Allsup
3. Addiction as a disorder of decision-making
4. Parker Waichman LLP Responds to Johnson & Johnson’s Decision to Discontinue Some of Its DePuy All-metal and Ceramic-on-metal Hip Implant Products
5. DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Johnson & Johnson Decision to Stop Metal-on-Metal Hip Sales
6. PeopleKeys PerfectMatch Protects Companies from Bad Hiring Decisions
7. Save-A-Child’s Life Foundation Praises Oregon Decision to Ban Teens from Tanning Salons
8. IU School of Medicine Breast Cancer Experts Available for Comment on Angelina Jolie Decision
9. Eliminate Confusion in Corporate Wellness with Healthentic's Ready-to-Launch Fitness Initiatives; Manage their Success with the Wellness Decision Engine
10. New, essential Guidelines for decision-making on treatment and end-of-life care
11. Doctors choice of words may influence familys decision to permit CPR in critically ill
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ProVest Insurance ... greater Dallas, Miami, and Raleigh regions, is organizing an extended charity drive to ... and deadly chromosome abnormality. , After struggling since birth with several health challenges, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... As health ... medicine known as “patient engagement.” The patient is doing more than filling out a ... , “There is an increasing emphasis in health care and research on the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... The American Board of Family Medicine's (ABFM) Board of Directors has selected Warren ... James C. Puffer upon his retirement. Dr. Newton will serve in the position of ... end of 2018. Upon assuming the role of President and CEO on January 1, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... PurhealthRX , ... Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize ... providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, while reducing ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Lori R. Somekh, founder of the Law Office of Somekh & Associates ... special needs planning attorneys. “Membership in ElderCounsel helps our office remain up to date ... elder law attorneys nationwide,” said Somekh. , ElderCounsel was founded by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: ... that developed an innovative way to use nonlinear optical ... delivery of new drugs. ... Dermatology Conference will show how researchers from BioPharmX and ... Medical School used a suite of imaging techniques in ...
(Date:10/10/2017)...   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), ... administration, today shared the results of a study highlighting ... intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study results were ... 2017 by Dr. Ondrej Mach , Clinical Trials ... (WHO), and recently published in the journal Vaccine. ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today ... National Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional ... ®. The first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with ... ONETRAC provides optimal access, illumination and exposure of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: