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About Shared Decision Making

When I researched about Shared Decision Making for this article this is the definition I found on Wikipedia: Shared Decision Making (SDM) is an approach where clinicians and patients communicate together using the best available evidence when faced with the task of making decisions, where patients are supported to deliberate about the possible attributes and […]

About Twitter

I’m not a fan of social media but last fall, a friend convinced me to try Twitter. I’d been resisting because I thought Twitter was about people posting what they’d had for breakfast and I wasn’t interested in doing that or reading what other people ate for their first meal of the day! I’ve since┬álearned […]

How do you categorize individuals?

I’m concerned that we all – doctors and patients – put such an emphasis on numbers. People get lumped into categories based on studies and guidelines that recommend numbers that determine whether we have risk factors for chronic illnesses – but we’re much more than numbers. In December, new evidence-based guidelines for hypertension were recommended […]

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