Medical Decision Making

Editor(s): Schwartz, Alan J.

Publisher: Sage Publications

2019 Journal Impact Factor: 2.3 (Journal Citation Report, Web of Science Group)

ISSN: 0272-989X

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Medical Decision Making (MDM) offers rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development.

It presents theoretical, statistical, and modeling techniques and methods from a variety of disciplines including decision psychology, health economics, clinical epidemiology, and evidence synthesis. MDM promotes understanding of human decision-making processes so that individuals can make more informed and satisfying choices regarding their health.

Medical Decision Making focuses on important topics such as:

Optimal strategies for patient care and policy decision making
Understanding individual and group decision-making processes
Outcomes of decisions, their measurement, and valuation
Risk communication, risk attitudes, and judgment
Methods to teach about and improve actual decisions
Methods for technology assessment, literature synthesis, comparative effectiveness research and evidence-based decision making.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Sage Publications
Product Type: Journal
Author/Editor: Schwartz, Alan J.
ISSN: 0272-989X
General Medicine
Health Administration
Health Systems & Services
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Update Frequency: 8 Times a year
Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (1981) - present
Pdf Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (1981) - present

2019 Journal Impact Factor: 2.3 (Journal Citation Report, Web of Science Group)