Communicating riskBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7428.1404-b (Published 11 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1404
But does it work, Doctor?
- Joanne Protheroe (firstname.lastname@example.org), general practitioner
- National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
EDITOR—A theme issue of the BMJ urged practitioners to communicate risk, and share decision-making with their patients, but this is not always straightforward. Godolphin says that there are comparatively few medical problems for which good risk information is available.1 I would add that, even when there is substantial research, the findings …