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Primary Health Care - Patient Decision Aids/Shared Decision Making

What is a Decision Aid or Shared Decision Making?

Decision Points (or aids) are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal values to make a wise health decision. 

Throughout your life you will have to make health decisions for yourself and your family.  The decisions you make influence your overall well-being as well as the quality and cost of your care.  In general, people who work with their doctors to make health decisions are happier with the care they receive and the results they achieve.  It is important to share in every decision about your health. 

• What is Primary Health Care?
• PHC Map
• PHC Teams

• Healthline
• Electronic Health Record
• Chronic Disease Management
• Falls Prevention
• Patient Decision Aids/
    Shared Decision Making

• Smoking Cessation
• Healthy Lifestyles


A good decision will always take into account the benefits of each option, the risks of each option and your own needs and wants. 

To see this and other information about making your health decisions, please click here

Decision Aids for Medical Tests

Decision Aids for Medicines

Decision Aids for Surgeries

Decision Aids for Treatments/Other Issues