Publications

Evaluation of a Decision Quality Instrument for Treatment of Lumbar Herniated Disc Sepucha K, Fiebleman S, Abdu W, Clay CF, Cosenza C, Kearing S, Levin CA, Atlas SJ.  Spine (web), Mar 2012.

Decision aids for people facing health treatment or screening decisions (Review) Stacey D, Bennett CL, Barry MJ et al.   The Cochrane Collaboration 2011. 

Decision quality instrument for treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis: a psychometric evaluation Sepucha K, Stacey D, Clay K, et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.  2011; 12:149.

Are you SURE? Assessing Patient Decisional Conflict with a 4-Item Screening Test Legare' F, Kearing S, Clay K, Gagnon S, D'Amours D, O'Connor A Can Fam Physician. 2010; 56(8):308 - 314.

"A Shared Decision Making for Breast Cancer Patients Leads to High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, and Comfort With Decisions and Treatment Preferences." Clay K and Vidal D.  AHRQ Healthcare Innovations Exchange, July 2010.

Strategies for distributing cancer screening decision aids in primary care Charles D. Brackett, Nancy E. Cochran, Anna N.A. Tosteson, W. Blair Brooks, Stephen Kearing. Patient Education and Counseling, February 2010; Volume 78: Pages 166-8.

Balancing Science and Informed Choice in Decisions about Vertebroplasty James N. Weinstein. New England Journal of Medicine, August 6, 2009; Volume 361;6: Pages 619-621.

Can women with early-stage breast cancer make an informed decision for mastectomy? Collins Vidal ED, Moore CP, Clay KF, Kearing S, et al. J Clin Oncol 27:519-525, 2009.

Validation of a Preparation for Decision Making scale.  Patient Education and Counseling Bennett C, Graham ID , Kristjansson E, Kearing S, Clay K, O’Connor AM. (2009), doi:10.1016/j.pec.2009.05.012.

How Much Do Patients' Preferences Contribute to Resource Use? Denise Anthony, M. Brooke Herndon, Patricia M. Gallagher, Amber E. Barnato, Julie P.W. Bynum, Daniel J. Gottlieb, Elliott S. Fisher, Jonathan S. Skinner. Health Affairs, May/June 2009; Volume 28, No. 3: Pages 864-73.

Toward the 'Tipping Point': Decision Aids and Informed Patient Choice Annette M. O'Connor, John E. Wennberg, France Legare, Hilary A. Llewellyn-Thomas, Benjamin W. Moultoun, Karen R. Sepucha, Andrea G. Sodano, Jaime S. King. Health Affairs, May/June 2007; Volume 26, No. 3: Pages 716-25.

Informed Patient Choice: Patient-Centered Valuing of Surgical Risks And Benefits James N. Weinstein, Kate Clay, Tamara S. Morgan. Health Affairs, May/June 2007; Volume 26, No. 3: Pages 726-30.

Policy Support for Patient Centered Care: The Need for Measurable Improvements in Decision Quality Karen R. Sepucha, Floyd J. Fowler Jr., Albert G. Mulley. Health Affairs, October 7, 2004: Pages 54-62.

Modifying Unwarranted Variations In Health Care: Shared Decision Making Using Patient Decision Aids Annette M. O'Connor, Hilary A. Llewellyn-Thomas, Ann Barry Flood. Health Affairs, October 7, 2004; Volume Suppl Web Exclusives: Pages VAR63-VAR72.

The Missing Piece: Embracing Shared Decision Making to Reform Health Care James N. Weinstein. SPINE, 2000; Volume 25, No. 1: Pages 1-4.

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