Chapter 6. Making Clinical Management Decisions

  1. Chris Del Mar1,
  2. Jenny Doust2 and
  3. Paul Glasziou3

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750568.ch6

Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making

Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making

How to Cite

Del Mar, C., Doust, J. and Glasziou, P. (eds) (2006) Making Clinical Management Decisions, in Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750568.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bond University, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917416

Online ISBN: 9780470750568

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Keywords:

  • clinical management;
  • problem;
  • objectives;
  • consequences;
  • clinical question

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • PRO — defining the problem and the objectives

  • Act — determining the alternatives, consequences and trade-offs

  • IVE — integration and exploration

  • Decision regret and clinical decision making

  • Bringing clinical decision making back to the real world