What is ODSF?

What is ODSF?

Ottawa Decision Support Framework (ODSF) The Ottawa Decision Support Framework (ODSF) conceptualizes the support needed by patients, families, and their practitioners for ‘difficult’ decisions with multiple options whose features are valued differently.

What are shared decision making tools?

Beyond pamphlets or health reference information materials – Shared decision-making tools are built to guide a patient through a treatment decision point in their health care together with collaboration, guidance, and the expertise of their clinicians.

Is an aid for decision making?

Decision aids are interventions or tools designed to facilitate shared decision making and patient participation in health care decisions. Decision aids support the process of constructing preferences and eventual decision making, appropriate to their individual situation.

How do you cite the Ottawa Personal decision Guide?

Suggested citation: Patient Decision Aids Research Group (2012). Ottawa Personal Decision Guide – Example Video. Retrieved YYYY-MM-DD from http://decisionaid.ohri.ca/opdg_video.html. Last modified: 2018-11-28.

What are the benefits of shared decision making?

The benefits of shared decision making include enabling evidence and patients’ preferences to be incorporated into a consultation; improving patient knowledge, risk perception accuracy and patient–clinician communication; and reducing decisional conflict, feeling uninformed and inappropriate use of tests and treatments …

How do you promote shared decision making?

Here are four best practices to promote effective shared decision making.

  1. Assess & address patient values, preferred language, and health literacy levels.
  2. Practice active collaboration.
  3. Use evidence-based educational resources and decision aids.
  4. Streamline the SDM process into daily workflow.

How do you make decisions quickly?

How to Make a Quick Decision

  1. 1 Use the 10-10-10 strategy for an important decision.
  2. 2 Trust your instincts to make an intuitive decision.
  3. 3 Use the process of elimination if you’ve got lots of options.
  4. 4 Use the information you’ve got for the fastest decision.
  5. 5 Rely on past experiences to weigh outcomes.

How do you implement shared decision making?

Putting Shared Decisionmaking into Practice

  1. Get leadership buy-in.
  2. Develop an implementation team.
  3. Select an approach that is tailored to your practice.
  4. Provide training and ongoing support to all staff.
  5. Start small, then take it to scale.
  6. Create a physical setting for shared decisionmaking.

Why is shared decision making important?

Shared decision making is important as: It can create a new relationship between individuals and professionals based on partnership. People want to be more involved than they currently are in making decisions about their own health and health care.

What is shared decision?

It is a collaborative process through which a clinician supports a patient to reach a decision about their treatment. The conversation brings together: the clinician’s expertise, such as treatment options, evidence, risks and benefits.

When to use decision aids?

The use of decision aids is usually reserved for circumstances in which patients need to carefully deliberate about the personal value of the benefits and harms of options.

Will decision aids save money?

Whether greater use of decision aids will save money is an open question. Previous studies have shown that the use of shared decision-making aids is linked to lower rates of invasive procedures, such as joint replacement.

What’s is a patient decision aid?

Patient decision aids are tools that help people become involved in decision making by making explicit the decision that needs to be made, providing information about the options and outcomes, and by clarifying personal values. They are designed to complement, rather than replace, counseling from a health practitioner.


Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top