Minimally disruptive medicine

July 22, 2015

Reflections after the 2015 Sydney ISDM-ISEHC Conference: The Triumph of the Patient

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

I was not able to stay until the last day of the event so my reflections are limited to what I saw directly and through discussions in persons and twitter posts (using the hashtag #ISDMISEHC). I will not belabor the obvious: this was a resounding success for the organizing committee – Lyndal Trevena, Kirsten McCaffery and […]

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April 2, 2015

Shared decision making and minimally disruptive medicine for COPD patients

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

COPD is the third most common cause of death in the USA (1). Fifteen million Americans report that they have been diagnosed with COPD (2), but the actual number is likely to be higher, as more than 50% of adults with low pulmonary function are not aware that they have COPD (3).The national medical costs […]

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Tags: COPD, mdm, minima, sdm, shared decision making


August 10, 2012

WIHI Talkshow: Minimally Disruptive Medicine

By Mystery User

Drs. Montori and Shah from Mayo Clinic were featured on the August 9, 2012 WIHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) Talkshow in a discussion about minimally disruptive medicine. The 60-minute broadcast audio, with host Madge Kaplan, can be heard here.  Some chat responses to the opening question: “If you could change one thing in your interactions and discussion […]

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