Shared decision- making in dementia: A review of patient and family carer involvement
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Original versionMiller, L.M., Whitlatch, C.J. & Lyons, K.S. (2016). Shared decision-making in dementia: A review of patient and family carer involvement. Dementia, 15(5), 1141-1157. 10.1177/1471301214555542
This paper reviews empirical findings concerning the decision-making process of persons with dementia and their family carers, with a particular focus on the extent and determinants of involvement of persons with dementia in the decision-making process. To be included in this review, studies needed to be published in peer-reviewed journals between 1999 and 2014, report empirical data from participants with dementia and/or their family carers, and pertain to the involvement of persons with dementia and their family carers in decisions about everyday care, medical care and treatment, or long-term care. A total of 36 studies were included. Results indicated that not all persons with dementia are excluded from participating in the decision-making process, but there is a broad spectrum of what constitutes shared decision-making in dementia. Studies concerning the determinants of shared decision-making mostly focused on non-modifiable factors. Future research is needed to better promote shared decision-making among persons with dementia and their family carers.
Review- artikkel med 36 studier