Friday, 30. March 2012
The paternalistic model, in which doctors make decisions based on what they believe is in the best interest of patients, and a minimum of information is conveyed by the physician to the patient;And the shared decision-making and a collaborative model, in which the physician and the patient make the decision together and exchange information relating to health care and other patient. Dr. Gong added that previous studies have shown that this type of decision-making process leads to greater patient satisfaction in medical or surgical treatment.
It ‘likely that the experience of a previous operation or surgery to clarify the uncertainties of the conflict, and that the presence of a caregiver has the freedom of patients more in decision-making, Dr. Gong said.
The patients considered the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome or any orthopedic injuries should feel comfortable with the level of involvement of suppliers and not be afraid to ask questions or talk, said Dr. Gong.
The results of the study, patients were more likely to take an active role in decision-making process if:
Patients being treated for carpal tunnel syndrome prefer to play a more collaborative when it comes to making decisions about their medical or surgical care, according to the results of an August issue of the Journal of bone and the third Joint Surgery .
The consumer model, in which physicians provide information that patients should make their own decisions;
In this study, 78 patients undergoing carpal tunnel release for CTS were asked to indicate their preferred level of involvement before surgery and to assess their actual level of involvement after surgery, using a scale of five levels ranging from full activity for all passive.
Half of the women underwent a second tumor in 60.5 months of their first. And most importantly, the amount of time spent without the cancer does not seem to affect whether the two different tumors in all its main features.
Dr. Gong said that previous studies have identified three main approaches to medical decision making:
Although this study did not determine what kind of role, if any, leading to improved surgical results, said Dr. Gong is a follow-up study conducted the evaluation of surgical results and levels of patients preferred to participate.
In an approach to patient-centered ‘, patients’ cultural traditions, personal preferences and values, family situations, social and lifestyle are taken into account in decision-making process.