A Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of effectiveness information format on patient choice of therapy and satisfaction with decisions about chronic disease medication: the "Influence of intervention Methodologies on Patient Choice of Therapy (IMPACT)" cluster-randomised trial in gener
    Charlotte Gry Harmsen
    Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Southern Denmark, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:76. 2013
  2. pmc What professional activities do general practitioners find most meaningful? Cross sectional survey of Norwegian general practitioners
    Peder Andreas Halvorsen
    National Centre of Rural Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 14:41. 2013
  3. pmc The RISAP-study: a complex intervention in risk communication and shared decision-making in general practice
    Pia Kirkegaard
    School of Public Health, Dept, of General Practice, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 11:70. 2010
  4. pmc Preventing disease through opportunistic, rapid engagement by primary care teams using behaviour change counselling (PRE-EMPT): protocol for a general practice-based cluster randomised trial
    Clio Spanou
    South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:69. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Inside the black box of shared decision making: distinguishing between the process of involvement and who makes the decision
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 9:307-20. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: a meta-study of qualitative research
    A Edwards
    Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Palliat Med 24:753-70. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Presenting risk information to people with diabetes: evaluating effects and preferences for different formats by a web-based randomised controlled trial
    Adrian Edwards
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 63:336-49. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing organisational development in European primary care using a group-based method: a feasibility study of the Maturity Matrix
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:8-21. 2010
  9. pmc Experiencing patient-experience surveys: a qualitative study of the accounts of GPs
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:157-66. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Interventions to improve risk communication in clinical genetics: systematic review
    A Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, and University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 71:4-25. 2008

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Publications83

  1. pmc Impact of effectiveness information format on patient choice of therapy and satisfaction with decisions about chronic disease medication: the "Influence of intervention Methodologies on Patient Choice of Therapy (IMPACT)" cluster-randomised trial in gener
    Charlotte Gry Harmsen
    Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Southern Denmark, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:76. 2013
    ..We hypothesise that patients presented with POL will be more satisfied with the communication and confident in their decision, suggesting understanding of the time-related term...
  2. pmc What professional activities do general practitioners find most meaningful? Cross sectional survey of Norwegian general practitioners
    Peder Andreas Halvorsen
    National Centre of Rural Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 14:41. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore which professional activities GPs consider to be meaningful and how they would like to prioritise tasks...
  3. pmc The RISAP-study: a complex intervention in risk communication and shared decision-making in general practice
    Pia Kirkegaard
    School of Public Health, Dept, of General Practice, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 11:70. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Preventing disease through opportunistic, rapid engagement by primary care teams using behaviour change counselling (PRE-EMPT): protocol for a general practice-based cluster randomised trial
    Clio Spanou
    South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:69. 2010
    ..This paper describes the protocol for an evaluation of a training intervention (the Talking Lifestyles Programme) which will enable practitioners to routinely use BCC during consultations for the above four risk behaviours...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inside the black box of shared decision making: distinguishing between the process of involvement and who makes the decision
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 9:307-20. 2006
    ..Shared decision making has practical implications for everyday health care. However, it stems from largely theoretical frameworks and is not widely implemented in routine practice...
  6. doi request reprint The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: a meta-study of qualitative research
    A Edwards
    Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Palliat Med 24:753-70. 2010
    ..By addressing these, we may make an important contribution to the improvement of patient care towards the end of life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Presenting risk information to people with diabetes: evaluating effects and preferences for different formats by a web-based randomised controlled trial
    Adrian Edwards
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 63:336-49. 2006
    ..We therefore evaluated different risk presentation formats - numerical, graphical and others - addressing the pros and cons of tight control versus usual treatment approaches for diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing organisational development in European primary care using a group-based method: a feasibility study of the Maturity Matrix
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:8-21. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the Maturity Matrix as a tool and an organisational development measure in European family practice settings...
  9. pmc Experiencing patient-experience surveys: a qualitative study of the accounts of GPs
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:157-66. 2011
    ..Despite policy and financial support for patient-experience surveys as feedback to modify clinical practice, their benefits and other effects remain unclear...
  10. doi request reprint Interventions to improve risk communication in clinical genetics: systematic review
    A Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, and University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 71:4-25. 2008
    ..A systematic review of existing literature on risk communication in genetics, and its effects on key outcomes for clients, was undertaken...
  11. pmc Explaining risks: turning numerical data into meaningful pictures
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF3 7PN
    BMJ 324:827-30. 2002
  12. pmc General practice registrar responses to the use of different risk communication tools in simulated consultations: a focus group study
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff CF3 7PN
    BMJ 319:749-52. 1999
    ..To pilot the use of a range of complementary risk communication tools in simulated general practice consultations; to gauge the responses of general practitioners in training to these new consultation aids...
  13. ncbi request reprint How should effectiveness of risk communication to aid patients' decisions be judged? A review of the literature
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Med Decis Making 19:428-34. 1999
    ..These affective outcomes may be more specific and sensitive measures for risk-communication research. Further development and validation of measurement scales to address these issues is needed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Presenting risk information--a review of the effects of "framing" and other manipulations on patient outcomes
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Health Commun 6:61-82. 2001
    ..These findings can contribute to efforts to improve communication between professionals and patients...
  15. pmc Understanding risk and lessons for clinical risk communication about treatment preferences
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF3 7PN, UK
    Qual Health Care 10:i9-13. 2001
    ..Lessons from the current literature on how further progress can be made towards improved communication, discussion between professionals and consumers, and enhancing informed choice are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Consumers' views of quality in the consultation and their relevance to 'shared decision-making' approaches
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF3 7PN, UK
    Health Expect 4:151-61. 2001
    ..However, the outcomes usually assessed for evidence of 'effectiveness' are determined by researchers and have not been based on consumers' views...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of one-to-one risk communication interventions in health care: a systematic review
    A Edwards
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff, UK
    Med Decis Making 20:290-7. 2000
    ..To assess whether risk-communication interventions are associated with changes in patient knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, and to identify aspects of these interventions that modify these effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint The development of COMRADE--a patient-based outcome measure to evaluate the effectiveness of risk communication and treatment decision making in consultations
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, Clinical School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:311-22. 2003
    ..Usage in further studies will facilitate systematic reviews. Consequently, lessons for wider application of these interventions in practice, and policy implications regarding greater patient involvement should then be clearer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient-based outcome results from a cluster randomized trial of shared decision making skill development and use of risk communication aids in general practice
    A Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    Fam Pract 21:347-54. 2004
    ..Some data are accruing about the effects of such approaches on health or other patient-based outcomes. These effects often vary substantially between studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Achieving involvement: process outcomes from a cluster randomized trial of shared decision making skill development and use of risk communication aids in general practice
    G Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    Fam Pract 21:337-46. 2004
    ..Few data exist on clinicians' ability to acquire skills and implement the competences of SDM or risk communication in consultations with patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Measuring the involvement of patients in shared decision-making: a systematic review of instruments
    G Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Canolfan Iechyd Llanedeyrn Health Centre, CF23 9PN, Cardiff, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 43:5-22. 2001
    ..The concept of patient involvement (shared decision-making; informed collaborative choice) is emerging in the literature and requires an accurate method of assessment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making observed in clinical practice: visual displays of communication sequence and patterns
    G Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Canolfan Iechyd Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 7:211-21. 2001
    ..The suggested ideal of a shared decision-making interaction will either require more time than currently allocated, or alternative strategies to enable information exchange outside the consultation...
  23. doi request reprint Understanding patient experience of out-of-hours general practitioner services in South Wales: a qualitative study
    J N Egbunike
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF144YS, UK
    Emerg Med J 25:649-54. 2008
    ..In the light of recent changes in the structure and provision of out-of-hours service in the UK, there is a need to re-assess the quality of care. One way to assess the quality of care is through patient experience...
  24. pmc Shared decision making: developing the OPTION scale for measuring patient involvement
    G Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:93-9. 2003
    ....
  25. pmc Shared decision making and the concept of equipoise: the competences of involving patients in healthcare choices
    G Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, USA
    Br J Gen Pract 50:892-9. 2000
    ....
  26. pmc "Doing prescribing": how might clinicians work differently for better, safer care
    G Elwyn
    Primary Care Group, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Grove Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:i33-6. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Exploring doctor and patient views about risk communication and shared decision-making in the consultation
    Ruth E Davis
    School of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK
    Health Expect 6:198-207. 2003
    ..There are few data on the perceptions of patients and professionals about SDM in actual practice...
  28. pmc Benchmarking using simulated clinical scenarios: a feasibility project
    S Mowle
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff
    Br J Gen Pract 51:658-60. 2001
    ..Consistency and variations in clinical management were identified for different scenarios. Participants perceived the process likely to reflect actual practice and effect change in clinical management...
  29. pmc Toward a model for field-testing patient decision-support technologies: a qualitative field-testing study
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    J Med Internet Res 9:e21. 2007
    ..We incorporated field-testing into the development of a Web-based, prostate-specific antigen PDST called Prosdex, which was commissioned as part of the UK Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme...
  30. pmc Flexible rather than standardised approaches to communicating risks in health care
    A Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:169-70. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Welsh women's comments about breast problems and the care given: a qualitative study in the community
    R Pill
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Maelfa, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 12:240-8. 2003
    ..The negative comments, however, highlight issues that still need to be addressed in therapeutic relationships...
  32. pmc Supporting informed decision making for prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing on the web: an online randomized controlled trial
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e27. 2010
    ..The Web-based PSA decision aid, Prosdex, was developed as part of the UK Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme in order to help men make such informed decisions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reduction in uptake of PSA tests following decision aids: systematic review of current aids and their evaluations
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 58:13-26. 2005
    ..4% (95% confidence interval: -0.7 to 7.4%; P = 0.10). PSA decision aids improve knowledge about PSA testing, at least in the short term. Men given these decision aids seem to be less likely to have the PSA test...
  34. pmc Involving patients in primary care consultations: assessing preferences using discrete choice experiments
    Mirella F Longo
    School of Care Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd CF37 1DL, Wales, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 56:35-42. 2006
    ..It is not known whether or to what extent SDM contributes to the welfare arising from a consultation, and how important this contribution is relative to other attributes of a consultation...
  35. pmc Gastroenterology services in the UK. The burden of disease, and the organisation and delivery of services for gastrointestinal and liver disorders: a review of the evidence
    J G Williams
    Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, School of Medicine, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
    Gut 56:1-113. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis in patient care
    G Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Canolfan Iechyd Llanedeyrn Health Centre, CF23 9PN, Cardiff, UK
    Lancet 358:571-4. 2001
    ....
  37. pmc Towards a feasible model for shared decision making: focus group study with general practice registrars
    G Elwyn
    Department of Postgraduate Education for General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN
    BMJ 319:753-6. 1999
    ..To explore the views of general practice registrars about involving patients in decisions and to assess the feasibility of using the shared decision making model by means of simulated general practice consultations...
  38. pmc A randomised controlled trial of the effects of a web-based PSA decision aid, Prosdex. Protocol
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:58. 2007
    ..In addition, a mathematical simulation model of the effects of Prosdex will be developed...
  39. pmc Interventions before consultations to help patients address their information needs by encouraging question asking: systematic review
    Paul Kinnersley
    Neuadd Meirionydd, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN
    BMJ 337:a485. 2008
    ..To assess the effects on patients, clinicians, and the healthcare system of interventions before consultations to help patients or their representatives gather information in consultations by question asking...
  40. pmc Effects of communicating individual risks in screening programmes: Cochrane systematic review
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP
    BMJ 327:703-9. 2003
    ..To assess the effects of different types of individualised risk communication for patients who are deciding whether to participate in screening...
  41. pmc Supporting informed decision making online in 20 minutes: an observational web-log study of a PSA test decision aid
    Natalie Joseph-Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e15. 2010
    ..We know what decision aids achieve in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), but we still know very little about how they are used and how this relates to the informed decision making outcome measures...
  42. ncbi request reprint The problematic of decision-sharing: deconstructing 'cholesterol' in a clinical encounter
    Richard Gwyn
    Health Communication Research Centre, School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 6:242-54. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint The OPTION scale: measuring the extent that clinicians involve patients in decision-making tasks
    Glyn Elwyn
    Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    Health Expect 8:34-42. 2005
    ..The OPTION instrument assesses to what degree clinicians involve patients in decision making...
  44. pmc Prevalence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in sequential acutely unwell children presenting in primary care: exploratory study
    Kathryn O'Brien
    The Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:19-22. 2011
    ..Due to the non-specific nature of symptoms of UTI in children and low levels of urine sampling, the prevalence of UTI amongst acutely ill children in primary care is unknown...
  45. ncbi request reprint Prominent strategy but rare in practice: shared decision-making and patient decision support technologies in the UK
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:247-53. 2007
    ..3 euro National Programme for IT. The legislative framework in the UK is conducive to the implementation of shared decision-making, and there is a growing body of research literature, albeit focused on PDSTs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Resource effects of training general practitioners in risk communication skills and shared decision making competences
    David Cohen
    University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:439-45. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the cost of such training and identify which service resource variables are subsequently affected...
  47. ncbi request reprint Involving patients in decision making and communicating risk: a longitudinal evaluation of doctors' attitudes and confidence during a randomized trial
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:431-7. 2004
    ..The attitudes of professionals undergoing training in these approaches may inform how to overcome these barriers, but there are few such data yet available...
  48. ncbi request reprint Manufactured but not imported: new directions for research in shared decision making support and skills
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales, Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:33-8. 2003
    ..If we can learn these lessons, then wider implementation of shared decision making or consumer involvement may become a nearer prospect...
  49. doi request reprint Exploring the requirements for a decision aid on familial breast cancer in the UK context: a qualitative study with patients referred to a cancer genetics service
    Rachel Iredale
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:110-5. 2008
    ..These are largely aimed at the North American market. However, no decision aids concerning familial breast cancer exist in the UK...
  50. doi request reprint What are the external influences on information exchange and shared decision-making in healthcare consultations: a meta-synthesis of the literature
    Michelle Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 75:37-52. 2009
    ..To review the literature to identify external influences on information exchange and shared decision-making in healthcare consultations and conceptualise how information is used both outside and within a consultation...
  51. pmc Assessing the quality of decision support technologies using the International Patient Decision Aid Standards instrument (IPDASi)
    Glyn Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine and the School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e4705. 2009
    ..To describe the development, validation and inter-rater reliability of an instrument to measure the quality of patient decision support technologies (decision aids)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Decision aids for familial breast cancer: exploring women's views using focus groups
    Frances Rapport
    School of Medicine, Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    Health Expect 9:232-44. 2006
    ..Information currently includes leaflets and computerized decision aids, offering interactive interfaces to clarify complex choices...
  53. ncbi request reprint Making interactive decision support for patients a reality
    Rhodri Evans
    Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Grove Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    Inform Prim Care 12:109-13. 2004
    ..We suggest that there may be an impact on the doctor-patient relationship and that this presents a number of opportunities. However, there are ethical challenges such as information bias and commercialisation...
  54. pmc Shared decision making and risk communication in practice: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Wales SA2 8PP
    Br J Gen Pract 55:6-13. 2005
    ..Important barriers to the wider implementation of shared decision making remain. The experiences of professionals who are skilled in this approach may identify how to overcome these barriers...
  55. pmc Developing a quality criteria framework for patient decision aids: online international Delphi consensus process
    Glyn Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4YS
    BMJ 333:417. 2006
    ..To develop a set of quality criteria for patient decision support technologies (decision aids)...
  56. pmc Streamline triage and manage user expectations: lessons from a qualitative study of GP out-of-hours services
    Jennifer N Egbunike
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e83-97. 2010
    ..Several models of GP out-of-hours provision exist in the UK but there is little detail about their effectiveness to meet users' needs and expectations...
  57. ncbi request reprint How risk is perceived, constructed and interpreted by clients in clinical genetics, and the effects on decision making: systematic review
    Stephanie Sivell
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
    J Genet Couns 17:30-63. 2008
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Interactive patient decision aids for women facing genetic testing for familial breast cancer: a systematic web and literature review
    Lisa Williams
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:70-4. 2008
    ..A systematic review to identify and appraise interactive decision aids that are designed for consumer use, in the field of hereditary breast cancer and genetic testing...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a service development to increase detection of urinary tract infections in children
    Anne Marie Cunningham
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:73-6. 2005
    ..Practice-based education and service developments were undertaken to try to improve the detection of childhood UTI...
  60. pmc Identifying future models for delivering genetic services: a nominal group study in primary care
    Glyn Elwyn
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, 56 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales
    BMC Fam Pract 6:14. 2005
    ..To enable primary care medical practitioners to generate a range of possible service delivery models for genetic counselling services and critically assess their suitability...
  61. pmc Developing a facilitation model to promote organisational development in primary care practices
    Melody Rhydderch
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, CF14 4YS, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:38. 2006
    ..A qualitative study based on transcript analysis was adopted...
  62. ncbi request reprint Organizational assessment in general practice: a systematic review and implications for quality improvement
    Melody Rhydderch
    Organisational Psychologist, Primary Care Group, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:366-78. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to inform the debate by reviewing the international-peer-reviewed literature on organizational assessments used in general practice settings...
  63. ncbi request reprint Parent's opinions on the diagnosis of children under 2 years of age with urinary tract infection
    Diane Owen
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff CF23 9PN, UK
    Fam Pract 20:531-7. 2003
    ..Whilst problems for professionals in making the diagnosis have been explored, few data exist concerning parental understanding and perspectives...
  64. ncbi request reprint Using iron deficiency tests for colorectal cancer screening: a feasibility study in one UK general practice
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:475-9. 2004
    ..This identified two cases of benign neoplasia amenable to treatment and no cases of cancer. Iron deficiency testing in a screening context appeared feasible although uptake may be low...
  65. pmc Measuring access to primary care appointments: a review of methods
    Wendy Jones
    Department of Primary Care, The Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 4:8. 2003
    ..Therefore we aimed to search for and compare methods that have been published or are being developed to measure patient access to primary care appointments, with particular focus on finding methods using appointment system data...
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessing the practising physician using patient surveys: a systematic review of instruments and feedback methods
    Richard G Evans
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Fam Pract 24:117-27. 2007
    ..In this context, the patient perspective is seen as a potentially valid component. Yet, the theoretical and empirical evidence base for such patient assessments is unclear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Process and outcome in communication of genetic information within families: a systematic review
    Clara L Gaff
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:999-1011. 2007
    ..Currently, there is insufficient information to inform the development of theoretically and empirically based practice to foster 'good' communication. The implications for future research are discussed...
  68. pmc Deconstructing patient centred communication and uncovering shared decision making: an observational study
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:2. 2002
    ..Patient centred communication (PCC) has been described as a method for doctor-patient communication. The principles of shared decision making (SDM) have been proposed more recently...
  69. ncbi request reprint Risk communication in the clinical consultation
    Richard Thomson
    National Patient Safety Agency, London
    Clin Med 5:465-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an accessible and practical guide to better communication of risk by clinicians...
  70. ncbi request reprint Shared decision making
    Theo Schofield
    Oxford University, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:229-30. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Evolving the multiple roles of 'patients' in health-care research: reflections after involvement in a trial of shared decision-making
    Hazel Thornton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Expect 6:189-97. 2003
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Informed decision making and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for prostate cancer: a randomised controlled trial exploring the impact of a brief patient decision aid on men's knowledge, attitudes and intention to be tested
    Eila Watson
    Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Rd Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 63:367-79. 2006
    ..To explore the important predictors of intention to be tested in men who received the brief pDA...
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