Preparation for Decision Making
The "Preparation for Decision Making" scale assesses a patient's perception of how useful a decision aid or other decision support intervention is in preparing the respondent to communicate with their practitioner at a consultation focused on making a health decision.
- User Manual describing the tool's properties, scoring and directions for administration.
- Available versions
- Available Practitioner versions
You may use any of these measurement tools without requesting permission. These tools are protected by copyright but are freely available for you to use, provided you: a) cite the reference in any questionnaires or publications; b) do not charge for or profit from them; and c) do not alter them except for adding a specific condition/decision as necessary.
- Bennett C, Graham ID, Kristjansson E, Kearing SA, Clay KF, O'Connor AM. Validation of a preparation for decision making scale. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Jan;78(1):130-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2009.05.012. Epub 2009 Jun 26.
Last modified: 2022-10-21.