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Evaluation of the Choosing Wisely Australia 5 Questions resource and a shared decision-making preparation video: protocol for an online experiment – Danielle Muscat et al

Choosing Wisely, an international effort to reduce low value care worldwide, considers communication between clinicians and patients during routine clinical encounters a key mechanism for change. In Australia, Choosing Wisely has developed a 5 Questions resource to facilitate better conversations. The primary aim of this [...]

Examining the information needed for acceptance of deintensified screening programmes: qualitative focus groups about cervical screening in Australia – Rachael Dodd et al

Given the changing understanding of overdiagnosis of screen detected cancers and advances in technology to detect and prevent cancer, updating and scaling back cancer screening programmes is becoming increasingly necessary. The National Cervical Screening Programme in Australia was recently deintensified, with the changes implemented in [...]

Promoting or undermining quality decision making? A qualitative content analysis of patient decision aids comparing surgical and medication abortion – Rachel Thompson et al

To understand, describe, and compare the content of patient decision aids on surgical and medication abortion, including 1) attributes used to describe each method, 2) approaches to clarify patients' values, 3) language used to describe each method, and 4) language used to frame women's decision-making role.  We analysed 49 decision aids identified [...]