Importance of Shared Decision Making in Emergency Medicine
Shared decision making (SDM) is an important practice in emergency medicine. Although the ED environment poses challenges to communication and decision making, a recent study demonstrated that SDM is feasible and offers benefits to patients in the ED setting. Professional training and decision aids for patients can promote the adoption of SDM in the health care setting.
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& Kraus, C. K.
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