The primary outcome involves evaluation of the decision process leading to decision quality as assessed by the Decisional Conflict Scale (DCS). The DCS is a validated scale that has been used in more than 30 PtDA studies across different decisions.
Improved knowledge and accurate risk perception of the patient's health care option assessed by a pre-discharge questionnaire.
Improved value congruence with the patient's chosen option as assessed by a pre-discharge questionnaire.
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18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
December 15, 2009
January 19, 2011
Hamilton Health Sciences-General Site, Heart Investigation Unit Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
† Study has passed its completion date and status has not been verified in more than two years.