Decision-aids review: 2013's most cited in The Cochrane Library

September 17, 2014

Dr. Dawn Stacey has earned the distinction of having one of her Cochrane systematic reviews cited more than any other Cochrane Review in 2013. According to The Cochrane Library, of more than 5,000 reviews, “Decision aids for people facing health treatments or screening decisions,” which was conducted by an international team lead by Dr. Stacey, was the most cited review last year. The review reports on the effectiveness of patient decision aids that are used to help people weigh the benefits and harms of treatment and screening options. Read the review here.

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