Shared decision-making and understanding research

The doctor’s role in communicating benefits and harms of treatments and how best to use research evidence to judge these, and so enable shared decision-making, is discussed by Fiona Godlee in ‘Start Stopping Smartly, BMJ’s Editor’s Choice, 9 June 2016.

The responses are interesting too, one with a reminder of that superb book, ‘Less Medicine, More Health’, by Dr H Gilbert Welch.

http://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i3209?etoc=

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