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    Shared decision making: challenges to measuring and achieving

    This issue of Health Expectations Journal has a focus on shared decision making (SDM).

    The editorial highlights a number of challenges related to shared decision making, including:

    • Measuring and operationalizing the concept of “shared decision-making”
    • Identifying tools to help support SDM
    • How to best integrate SDM into the clinical encounter

    The articles in this issue explore these issues and raise awareness of some of the challenges to measuring SDM, and to actually achieving it in clinical practice.

    You can access the articles via the Health Expectations Journal website.

    Health Expectations Journal, Volume 21, Issue 1, February 2018

    Hawley, S. T. (2018), Challenges to measuring and achieving shared decision-making in practice. Health Expect, 21: 1–2. doi:10.1111/hex.12659