Promoting Informed Choice



Nowadays, people are inundated with information on health care. Newspapers, advertisements, the Internet – with all this information, patients no longer accept that “doctor knows best.



However, despite a demand for information from patients, the healthcare system is still unable to help patients make confident decisions. Healthcare professionals sometimes lack up-to date information as well as good counselling skills, and some patients face literacy and/or language barriers. How can patients be helped to make confident and informed decisions?

For more information : http://www.fcrss.ca/other_documents/insight_action/pdf/insight_action19_e.pdf


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