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September 22 2016

Public library lectures « Ma santé c'est mon choix: les antibiotiques, une décision partagée »

Public lectures entitled "Ma santé c'est mon choix: les antibiotiques, une décision partagée" (Choosing about my health: antibiotics, a shared decision) will take place in ten Quebec Libraries between October 12th and November 30th, 2016.

This participatory event will be a discussion about treatment choices about respiratory tract infection.

More details in the notice below:

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September 22 2016

9th International Shared Decision Making Conference

The 9th International Shared Decision making Conference will take place in Lyons, France, between July 2nd and July 5th, 2017.

This event will be an opportunity to make new professional acquaintances and to exchange ideas about shared decision making!

For more information: Opens external link in new windowISDM 2017

September 20 2016

Our team contributes to an article in "Implementation Science"

Our team contributes to an article published in Implementation Science entitled: Opens external link in new windowA theory-based process evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial of printed educational messages to increase primary care physicians ’ prescription of thiazide diuretics for hypertension

Congruent with the Ontario Printed Educational Messages trial results and aligned with the TPB, we saw no impact of the intervention on any TPB constructs. The theoretical basis of this evaluation suggests possible explanations for the failure of the PEM intervention to change professional behaviour, which can directly inform the design and content of future theory-based PEM interventions to change professional behaviour.

Authors: Presseau J, Grimshaw JM, Tetroe JM, Eccles MP, Francis JJ, Godin G, Graham ID, Hux JE, Johnston M, Légaré F, Lemyre L, Robinson N, Zwarenstein M.

September 19 2016

Works of our team highlighted in The New York Times

The works of our team have been highlighted in an article entitled "Helping Patients Make the Right Decisionsby Dr. Dhruv Khullar and published in The New York Times.

September 19 2016

The work of the Research Chair highlighted in the magazine "Le Point en santé et services sociaux"

The work of the Research Chair is highlighted in the lastest edition of the magazine Le Point en santé et services sociaux, Quebec' magazine for health and social services managers. The article entitled La prise de décision partagée, by Dr. France Légaré, explains the importance of shared decision making in primary care settings and ways to encourage shared decision making.

September 13 2016

Visit by a shared decision making group from Denmark

The Research Chair has received a visit from a Danish group who is interested in the implementation of shared decision making. The Danish group and the Research Chair shared experiences and compared notes on shared decision making in our respective countries and medical settings. The Danish group consisted of Dr. Karina Dahl Steffensen, Dr. Stina Brogård Andersen, Camilla Havsteen, Denise Dyrvig Clemente Jensen, Katrina Pitt Winther and Dr. Mikkel Østerheden.



September 12 2016

Visit by Dr. Gary Groot

Dr. Gary Groot, a general surgeon and Director of Surgical Oncology at the University of Saskatchewan, was present at Pavillon Vandry, Université Laval, for a discussion about shared decision making, with Laval's Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Rénald Bergeron.


September 06 2016

Symposium on Shared Decision Making in Clinical Scenario

A symposium on Shared Decision Making in Clinical Scenario, co-organized by Cochrane Taiwan, will be held on September 22, 2016, at Taipei Medical University in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. France Légaré is an invited speaker.

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September 05 2016

Our team publishes a new article in "BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth"

Our team has published an article in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth entitled : Opens external link in new windowWhat factors influence health professionals to use decision aids for Down syndrome prenatal screening?

Appraisal, PtDA availability, peer approval, time concerns, evidence and PtDA awareness all affect whether health professionals are likely to use a PtDA to help pregnant women make informed decision about Down syndrome screening. Implementation strategies will need to address these factors.


Authors: Lépine J, Leiva Portocarrero ME, Delanoë A, Robitaille H, Lévesque I, Rousseau F, Wilson BJ, Giguère AMC, Légaré F.

September 01 2016

France Légaré obtains a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair !

Congratulations to France Légaré and her team for obtaining a Canada Research Chair Tier 1! The Research Chair's name is now: Canada Research Chair in Shared Decision Making and Knowledge Translation.

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