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Practicing shared decision making (Part 1)

How to perform a shared decision making approach in prostate cancer screening?

There are 6 steps of shared decision making. This section highlights the first 3 steps of shared decision making. Watch the video above to learn more how to perform the 3 steps.

Step 1: Defining the decision

Clarify whether the patient understands what is and the purpose prostate cancer screening.

Step 2: Listing options

List the available screening methods for the patient:

  • PSA
  • DRE
  • PSA and DRE

Step 3: Discussing the pros and cons of each option

Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each screening option based on evidence.

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