Medical decision making

ÖZÇAKAR L. , Hasçelik Z.

Journal of Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation, vol.14, no.4, pp.273-276, 2003 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Rheumatology and Medical Rehabilitation
  • Page Numbers: pp.273-276
  • Keywords: Analysis, Decision, Medical


In the world of developing medicine, with exhausting technology and information, the decision making has become a challenging matter. The clinicians usually stand at the center of this mission -though ethics and expectations of the clients have forced the patients to share this decision. In the recent decades, a new analytic concept 'Medical Decision Making' has been introduced to facilitate this important task. Reported in this article is the summary of this concept in the light of the pertinent literature.