University of Hertfordshire

  • Glyn Elwyn
  • Ilse Kreuwel
  • Marie-Anne Durand
  • Stephanie Sivell
  • Natalie Joseph-Williams
  • Rhodri Evans
  • Adrian Edwards
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-5
Number of pages6
JournalPatient Education and Counseling
Volume82
Issue2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Abstract

Significant advances have been made in the development of decision support interventions, also called decision aids, for patients facing difficult or uncertain decisions. However, challenges related to the definition, the theoretical underpinnings, the relative contribution of different components and how to migrate these tools to the Internet, remain unresolved. We propose a systematic process map for others to consider as they develop web-based, perhaps multimedia, decision support interventions and to examine the future challenges faced by developers.

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