Posted by: hmedley99 | October 11, 2012

Quality in Primary Care 2012 (Vol. 20 No. 4)

Title: Speaking of risk, managing uncertainty: decision-making about cholesterol treatment in general practice

Abstract: This article aims to examine GPs who experience difficulties with decision-making regarding treatment options and risk communication with asymptomatic patients with high cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease. The article concludes that medical uncertainty can be addressed proactively when developing concepts,  tools and training interventions to increase communication about treatment options in primary care.

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