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shared decision making

— A process through which patients and healthcare providers decide together how to manage health conditions

Full explanation:

Shared decision making by patients and healthcare providers has become more common over recent years. This development encourages decisions about healthcare to be informed by systematic reviews of relevant research evidence, as well as about possible participation in research addressing continuing uncertainties about the effects of treatments.

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