A glossary of medical decision-making terms.

G. R. Bergus*, S. B. Cantor, M. H. Ebell, T. G. Ganiats, P. P. Glasziou, M. D. Hagen, R. M. Hamm, F. H. Lawler, J. F. Murray

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Many of the terms used in medical decision making are foreign to clinicians. This problem creates a barrier that can prevent physicians from acquiring these new clinical tools. This glossary contains definitions of the most common terms as well as examples of their usage by using Down syndrome as the illustrative condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-393
Number of pages9
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1995
Externally publishedYes


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