Research As Practice
Testing ways to improve patient interactions in a practice setting.
Engaging patients in medical decisions
Dr. Montori tells how patients were 20 times more likely to be able to verbalize their risk for a heart attack and how that risk would be reduced by medication, as opposed to a control group that didn't have the discussion based on the flash cards.
See Dr. Montori's interview with Australia's ABC Radio National on Mayo Clinic's News Blog.