Although shared decision-making has become entrenched as an ideal model of the physician-patient relationship, physicians may have special difficulties realizing this model with lower literate patients. This article describes potential barriers to sharing decision-making with lower literate patients, and recommends approaches to addressing these barriers.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics|
|State||Published - 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Issues, ethics and legal aspects
- Health Policy