Dr. Don Bukstein answers the Ask the Allergist question: how can doctors and patients have a shared conversation to determine the best treatment plan?
Shared Decision Making
Allergy & Asthma Network, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) and...
Dr. Don Bukstein reviewed the prevalence/economic impact of allergic rhinitis (AR), also known as hay fever, and shared decision making for AR.
Tonya Winders reviewed the 5 steps of shared decision making and the roles and responsibilities for patients and providers for effective shared decisions.
Open communication between patients and their healthcare providers is crucial in the management of asthma, allergies and eczema symptoms and treatment. Shared decision making encourages patients to work together with their doctors to choose the best treatment plan, improve follow-through on taking medications and improve self-management skills. Learn about how you can take an active role in managing your health by using free shared decision making tools.