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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, USA13 September 2012

  1. 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...

    Authors: John S Santa

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

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  2. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new mammography screening guidelines that sparked a torrent of criticism. The subsequent conflict was significant and pitted the Task Force against oth...

    Authors: Jakob D Jensen, Melinda Krakow, Kevin K John and Miao Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S4

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  3. 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...

    Authors: Richard L Kravitz and Robert A Bell

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

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  4. Informed decision making requires that those individuals making health and health-care decisions understand the advantages and disadvantages associated with particular health options. Research and theory sugge...

    Authors: Vetta L Sanders Thompson

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13(Suppl 3):S7

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