Many medical decisions require shared decision making

A good opinion piece on shared decision-making. My experience, both with my transplant medical team as well as with my family doctor, that this is the new normal, and they are comfortable with questions and explaining options and associated risks. Much less paternalistic than in the past; and while the substance of discussions can be difficult (e.g., being between a rock and a hard place on treatment options), the actual conversation dynamics need not be.

Many medical decisions require shared decision making.

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