Navigation Links
Researchers find low level of patient involvement in medical decision-making in Peru
Date:6/13/2013

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. This was true for physicians at public and private clinics. The findings are being discussed in Lima, Peru, at ISDM 2013, an international conference on globalizing shared decision-making held from June 16-19. (Follow the proceedings and participate in discussion at ISDM 2013.)

"Some evidence suggests involving patients in decisions decreases conflicts, increases patient satisfaction, and improves their knowledge and short-term adherence to care plans," says study co-author Victor Montori, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. "For these reasons, patient participation has been expanding, particularly in some health care systems in the Northern Hemisphere."

The researchers recommend further exploration to understand patient involvement in decision-making in emerging health care systems in the Southern Hemisphere.

In the study, researchers observed seven Peruvian physicians who were videotaped in a public or private setting while providing care to patients with chronic conditions. Fifty-eight patients were randomly selected to participate but did not know the purpose of the filming. The physicians were asked to perform medical appointments as usual and were informed that the videotaping would be used to analyze aspects of the physician-patient relationship.

The physicians' effort to involve patients in decision-making was rated on a 100-point scale; the mean score was 14.3.

"Without patient involvement, it won't be possible to place the patient in the center of medical care," says co-author Germn Mlaga, M.D., an associate investigator at Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University. "This study offers preliminary evidence of a major flaw of health care systems in
'/>"/>

Contact: Shelly Plutowski
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Yale researchers unravel genetics of dyslexia and language impairment
2. Mount Sinai researchers succeed in programming blood forming stem cells
3. Researchers gain new molecular-level understanding of the brains recovery after stroke
4. Researchers identify a new mechanism of TB drug resistance
5. Mount Sinai researchers provide 1st prospective characterization of a genetic subtype of autism
6. Obesity can be predicted from infancy, CWRU researchers find
7. Quality-of-life issues need to be addressed for CML patients, Moffitt researchers say
8. With new $1.7 million grant, U-M, Johns Hopkins researchers will develop dementia treatment tool
9. Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Discovery Made by Researchers in Regards to the Tie between Brain Cancer and Genetics
10. ASTRO awards 3 distinguished physicians and researchers with Societys highest honor
11. Researchers identify genetic signature of deadly brain cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance ... help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying ... , Author: Frank J. Elgar, Ph.D., of McGill ... 1 in 5 adolescents has experienced recent online ... the risk of mental health problems in teens ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Liver is ... one vital organ that helps the body in barring itself ... a store of energy. Liver also plays many important functions ... iron and glucose. , Many illnesses can affect the ... under the rib cage on the right side of the ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 The B-cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) ... major markets (the US, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and ... billion by 2018. , The competitive landscape in the ... Spain and the UK is poised to undergo a ... the four largest B-cell NHL indications, which includes Diffuse ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 The National Association of Hispanic ... Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, ... Academy of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate ... whose induction we reported last May. , Our three ... the 2014 American Academy of Nursing Policy Conference in ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Registration is ... The Warriors® 5K and 1-Mile Race to be held on ... The Plaza Court Yard at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus, New ... The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense ... our service members and our military families. , General registration ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Family dinners good for teens' mental health, could protect from cyberbullying 2Health News:Family dinners good for teens' mental health, could protect from cyberbullying 3Health News:Global Liver Diseases and Therapies Market- The Key Basics by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Liver Diseases and Therapies Market- The Key Basics by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Market Value worth $5.4 Billion by 2018 Says a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 2Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 4Health News:Hope For The Warriors New Jersey Run to Honor Wounded and Families of the Fallen 2
... BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 6 MAQUET Inc., a ... of the oldest and largest surgical equipment companies ... completed North America,s first installation of its advanced, ... S.C.VARIOP now enables hospitals and surgical centers to ...
... Compass Group North America of,Charlotte, NC, announces ... KIMCO Corporation, a provider of support services operating,mainly ... acquisition, KIMCO,becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Compass ... Compass Group North America focused on delivering,support services ...
... Mental illness is very troubling for patients. Often, ... symptoms are not alleviated. As a clinician, it is ... medication, and provide counseling and follow up to ensure ... of proper diagnosis and management of psychotic and mood ...
... a,pioneering smartphone hardware and software developer, has introduced SMHEART,LINK, ... unparalleled,health and fitness capabilities to Apple(R) iPhone and iPod(R) ... its iPhone fitness apps this,week at Macworld Expo in ... is a wireless bridge that enables any iPhone or ...
... Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today its call ... healthier, longer life - invest in yourself; join a ... have to help keep us healthy and living longer," ... times of stress and financial uncertainty, staying healthy is ...
... Site Resource for FamiliesPHILADELPHIA, Jan. 6 The ... a unique new web site designed to help families eat ... fun recipes, as well as useful nutrition information, including cooking ... The Nutrition in the Kitchen ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MAQUET Opens North America's First VARIOP Prefabricated Operating Suite System, Allowing Space Reconfiguration in Hours, Less Disruption Than Traditional Construction 2Health News:Compass Group North America Acquires KIMCO Corporation 2Health News:New SMHEART LINK(TM) Technology Allows iPhones to Double as Fitness Monitors 2Health News:New SMHEART LINK(TM) Technology Allows iPhones to Double as Fitness Monitors 3Health News:One Simple Step to Obtain Health, Happiness, and Longevity in 2009 2Health News:One Simple Step to Obtain Health, Happiness, and Longevity in 2009 3Health News:One Simple Step to Obtain Health, Happiness, and Longevity in 2009 4Health News:New Kid Friendly Online Cookbook to Encourage Healthy Eating 2Health News:New Kid Friendly Online Cookbook to Encourage Healthy Eating 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014  A Boston Scientific ... study on stent removability and preliminary long term ... published in the August issue of the peer-reviewed ... 1 is being conducted in 11 countries ... covered self-expanding metal stents (FCSEMS) after extended indwell ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... PLEASANTON, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 ... leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, ... be participating in the 2014 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare ... F. Burbach , President and Chief Executive Officer, will ... p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (9:55 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time). ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... Cancer Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014" report ... developed to prevent and eradicate the prevalence of cancer ... are confined to low specificity, safety and large number ... for a better solution. It has been discovered that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 2Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 3Boston Scientific Study Published In Gastroenterology Reports Successful Management Of Benign Biliary Strictures With Fully Covered Metal Stents 4Global Peptide Cancer Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014 2
Inquire...
... injectable implant that contains microparticles ... biodegradable, synthetic polymer from the ... prior to use by the ... Injection, USP (SWFI) to form ...
Minimizes imperfections and reduces the visible appearance of cellulite and stretch marks. This formula refines uneven skin texture and improves skin firmness and elasticity to leave you with skin yo...
... This new Suction Massage System has been ... areas, such as thighs, buttocks and hips. ... the lymph system, mobilizing excess fluids in ... Initially, we recommend using CELLUSSAGE daily, for ...
Medicine Products: