Review Article| Volume 114, P1-7, April 2018

Systematic Review of Decision Aids for the Management of Men With Localized Prostate Cancer

Published:October 31, 2017DOI:
      A broader range of decisional tools should be investigated. This paper will update the decisional outcome data and assess the features of decisional tool. Literature search strictly followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guideline. Articles that cited Lin et al and Violette et al were searched. Features of decisional tools were analyzed using the International Patient Decision Aid Standards Instrument criteria. The scores of the 31 decisional tools ranged from 6 to 15, which did not correlate proportionally with the positive decisional outcomes. Personal importance appeared to be a significant component. Multidisciplinary clinics are superior in improving decisional outcomes as they promote more at shared decision making.
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