C G Koedoot
Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- The decisional conflict scale: further validation in two samples of Dutch oncology patientsN Koedoot
Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 45:187-93. 2001..Improved 'wording' of certain items, e.g. to avoid double negatives, could further increase the factorial validity of the DCS. Then, this scale may be a valuable tool for studies that address the quality of medical decision making...
- Palliative chemotherapy or watchful waiting? A vignettes study among oncologistsC G Koedoot
Department of Medical Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Oncol 20:3658-64. 2002..To determine the preferences of oncologists for palliative chemotherapy or watchful waiting and the factors considered important to that preference...
- Palliative chemotherapy or best supportive care? A prospective study explaining patients' treatment preference and choiceC G Koedoot
Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Br J Cancer 89:2219-26. 2003..This, paradoxically, emphasises the need for further attention to the process of information giving and shared decision-making...
- The content and amount of information given by medical oncologists when telling patients with advanced cancer what their treatment options are. palliative chemotherapy and watchful-waitingC G Koedoot
Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Cancer 40:225-35. 2004..Most of the physicians' attention is spent on the 'active' treatment option. Older patients, married patients and patients in academic hospitals receive more information...