Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 10 (3):279-287 (2007)

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Much discussion of decision-making processes in medicine has been patient-centred. It has been assumed that there is, most often, one patient. Less attention has been given to shared decision-making processes where two or more patients are involved. This article aims to contribute to this special area. What conditions need to be met if decision-making can be said to be shared? What is a shared decision-making process and what is a shared autonomous decision-making process? Why make the distinction? Examples are drawn from the area of new reproductive medicine and clinical genetics. Possible gender-differences in shared decision-making are discussed.
Keywords decision-making  gender-differences  genetics  reproductive medicine  shared autonomous decision-making  shared decision-making
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DOI 10.1007/s11019-006-9034-2
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