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Table 1 Clinical topics covered by each decision box and their order of delivery

From: Feasibility of a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of decision boxes on shared decision-making processes

Clinical topics covered by decision boxes (abbreviation, used throughout the text to refer to each clinical topic) Order of delivery
Cholinesterase inhibitors to reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (ChEIs) 1
Acetylsalicylic acid for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (ASA) 2
The fecal occult blood test to screen for colorectal cancer (FOBT) 3
The serum integrated test to screen women for fetal trisomy 21 (Prenatal) 4
Statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (Statins) 5
The BRCA1/2 gene mutation test to evaluate the risks of breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA) 6
Bisphosphonates to prevent osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women (OSTEO) 7
The prostate-specific antigen test to screen men for prostate cancer (PSA) 8