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Table 1 Measurements and variables assessed

From: EXACKTE2: Exploiting the clinical consultation as a knowledge transfer and exchange environment: a study protocol

Type of variable Variables assessed Scale or sub-scale Measures, Author, Year Number of items Timeframe
      Entry After consultation 2 weeks after consultation
1.0 Relationship-centered measures administered in physicians and patients
1.1 Essential elements of SDM (Makoul & Clayman, 2006)
  1.1.1 Knowledge-related Component       
     Define/explain problem Information Giving Medical Communication Competence Scale, Cegala 1998 9   x  
     Present options       
     Discuss pros/cons       
     Doctor knowledge/recommendations Doctor recommendations Patient-Physician Discordance Scale, Sewitch, 2001 7   x  
   Perception of the effectiveness of the decision Decisional Conflict Scale, O'Connor 2005 7   x  
     Check/clarify understanding Information verifying Medical Communication Competence Scale, Cegala 1998 4   x  
   Feeling uninformed Decisional Conflict Scale, O'Connor 2005 4   x  
  1.1.2 Value-related Component       
     Patient values/preferences Values clarification Decisional Conflict Scale, O'Connor 2005 4   x  
   Support Decisional Conflict Scale, O'Connor 2005 3   x  
   Uncertainty Decisional Conflict Scale, O'Connor 2005 3   x  
     Discuss patient ability/self-efficacy Self-efficacy Theory of planned behavior 3   x  
1.2 Other 1.2.1 Dyadic OPTION Dyadic OPTION Dyadic OPTION, Elwyn 2008 12   x  
2.0 Patient outcomes
  2.1 Decisional regret Decisional regret scale Decisional Regret Scale, Brehault 2003 5    x
(patient)
  2.2 Quality of life Quality of life Short-form 12, Ware 1996 12    x
(patient)
3.0 Characteristics of physicians and patients
  3.1 Attitude towards clinical decisions Anxiety due to uncertainty Physician's reaction to uncertainty scales, Gerrity 1995 5 x
(physician)
  
   Reluctance to disclose uncertainty to patients Physician's reaction to uncertainty scales, Gerrity 1995 5 x
(physician)
  
  3.2 Sociodemographics (physicians and patients)     x
(physician)
x
(patient)
 
4.0 Other
  4.1 OPTION third observer OPTION third observer OPTION third observer, Elwyn 2001 12   x