Volume 13 Supplement 3

Articles from the Eisenberg Center Conference Series 2012: Supporting informed decision making when clinical evidence and conventional wisdom collide

Proceedings

Edited by Robert J Volk, Richard Street Jr, Quentin W Smith and Michael C Fordis

The publication of this supplement was funded by Eisenberg Center contract number HHSA 290-2008-10015-C. Articles have undergone the journal's standard review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Articles from the Eisenberg Center Conference Series 2012: Supporting informed decision making when clinical evidence and conventional wisdom collide. Go to conference site.

Rockville, MD, USA

13 September 2012

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    Communicating information about “what not to do” to consumers

    Americans devote more resources to health care than any other developed country, and yet they have worse health outcomes and less access. This creates a perfect set of opportunities for Consumer Reports, a nonpro...

    John S Santa

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S2

    Published on: 6 December 2013

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    Addressing tensions when popular media and evidence-based care collide

    Health care news stories have the potential to inform and educate news consumers and health-care consumers about the tradeoffs involved in health-care decisions about treatments, tests, products, and procedure...

    Gary Schwitzer

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S3

    Published on: 6 December 2013

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    Media, messages, and medication: strategies to reconcile what patients hear, what they want, and what they need from medications

    Over the past 30 years, patients’ options for accessing information about prescription drugs have expanded dramatically. In this narrative review, we address four questions: (1) What information sources are pa...

    Richard L Kravitz and Robert A Bell

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S5

    Published on: 6 December 2013

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    Incorporating patient and family preferences into evidence-based medicine

    Clinicians are encouraged to practice evidence-based medicine (EBM) as well as patient-centered medicine. At times, these paradigms seem to be mutually exclusive and difficult to reconcile. It can become even ...

    Laura A Siminoff

    BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S6

    Published on: 6 December 2013