Table 1.

Checklist of core set of shared decision-making domains presented to participants.

Are the following elements present in the vignettes?Low SDM VignetteHigh SDM Vignette
Identifying the decision
  The decision to be made is pointed out
Exchanging information
  The treatment options are listed and their pros and cons explained
Clarifying patients’ views
  The patients’ feelings about the pros and cons of the options are discussed
  The pros and cons of the options are weighted and the feasibility of the options is considered
Making the decision
  A decision is made or postponed
Putting into practice
  The steps are arranged to put the decision into practice
Effect of the decision
  • SDM: shared decision making.