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Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions
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How eliminating “risk illiteracy” among doctors and patients will lead to better health care decision making.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover, Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-5
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. The Ernst Strüngmann Forum
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Contributors
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Health Literacy: Is the Patient the Problem?
  2. pp. 1-58
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  1. 1. Launching the Century of the Patient
  2. pp. 3-28
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  1. 2. When Misinformed Patients Try to Make Informed Health Decisions
  2. pp. 29-43
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  1. 3. Reducing Unwarranted Variation in Clinical Practice by Supporting Clinicians and Patients in Decision Making
  2. pp. 45-52
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  1. 4. Do Patients Want Shared Decision Making and How Is This Measured?
  2. pp. 53-58
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  1. Health Illiteracy: Roots in Research
  2. pp. 59-134
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  1. 5. Health Research Agendas and Funding
  2. pp. 61-81
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  1. 6. Reporting of Research: Are We in for Better Health Care by 2020?
  2. pp. 83-101
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  1. 7. Medical Journals Can Be Less Biased
  2. pp. 103-116
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  1. 8. What Is Needed for Better Health Care: Better Systems, Better Patients or Both?
  2. pp. 117-134
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  1. Health Illiteracy: Spread to the Public
  2. pp. 135-212
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  1. 9. Statistical Illiteracy in Doctors
  2. pp. 137-151
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  1. 10. Statistical Illiteracy in Journalism: Are Its Days Numbered?
  2. pp. 153-167
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  1. 11. Improving Health Care Journalism
  2. pp. 169-190
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  1. 12. Barriers to Health Information and Building Solutions
  2. pp. 191-212
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  1. Health Care 2020
  2. pp. 213-227
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  1. 13. How Can Better Evidence Be Delivered?
  2. pp. 215-232
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  1. 14. The Drug Facts Box: Making Informed Decisions about Prescription Drugs Possible
  2. pp. 233-242
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  1. 15. Reengineering Medical Education
  2. pp. 243-263
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  1. 16. The Chasm between Evidence and Practice: Extent, Causes, and Remedies
  2. pp. 265-280
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  1. 17. The Future of Diagnostics: From Optimizing to Satisficing
  2. pp. 281-293
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  1. 18. Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Status Quo and Suggestions to Enhance the Delivery of Independent Medication Information
  2. pp. 295-316
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  1. 19. How Will Health Care Professionals and Patients Work Together in 2020? A Manifesto for Change
  2. pp. 317-337
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 339-341
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 343-345
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 347-385
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  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 387-391
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