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Base shared decision making on good information, personal preferences

Posted May 29, 2013, 6:07 pm, Updated October 29, 2015, 8:32 pm Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications We are taught to share at an early age, and sharing is encouraged and praised across the life span. One area in which there has been a lack of sharing is medicine. Doctors have traditionally made decisions for their patients with little or no discussion about the preferences of the person…

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