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Table 4 Organizational level barriers perceived to interfere with patient decision aid use

From: Implementation of a cystic fibrosis lung transplant referral patient decision aid in routine clinical practice: an observational study

Items Pre (n = 31) Post (n = 28) pvalue*
Disagree Neutral Agree Disagree Neutral Agree
The decision aid will be easy to use in our CF program 1 3 27 1 2 25 0.56
(3%) (10%) (87%) (3%) (7%) (90%)
There is adequate time in the clinic to discuss health decisions with patients 9 7 15 10 4 14 0.18
(29%) (23%) (48%) (36%) (14%) (50%)
Using the decision aid will require reorganization of our CF program 20 8 3 22 3 3 0.53
(64%) (26%) (10%) (78%) (11%) (11%)
Using the decision aid will not require major changes to the way we currently discuss the topic with our CF patients 6 7 18 2 4 22 0.36
(19%) (23%) (58%) (7%) (14%) (79%)
The decision aid will be easy to experiment with before deciding to adopt it in our CF program 1 8 22 2 7 19 0.78
(3%) (26%) (71%) (7%) (25%) (68%)
The decision aid is likely to be used by most of my colleagues 1 11 19 3 6 19 0.53
(3%) (35%) (61%) (11%) (21%) (68%)
  1. *p value indicating change from baseline to end of study.