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Physicians ‘Missing the Mark’ on Shared Medical Decisions
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Patients trying to decide between two surgical options for the treatment of ulcerative colitis found information supplied by doctors to be “believable” but not very “useful,” according to a small pilot study at the University of California, San Francisco.

The study was based on responses from 25 patients who were questioned about the research they did before meeting with a surgeon and the sources of information they considered most useful.