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Table 5 Representative quotes: practitioner-centred use of decision aids

From: Professional centred shared decision making: Patient decision aids in practicein primary care

5:1 I use the coronary risk calculator and manipulated it by putting in a lower cholesterol value and showing people how their risk would come back... to reinforce what you are saying. (GP2 – Male – FG3)
5:2 I think that when you're using a decision making aid I think you can only do it if you're completely happy with the decision the patient will make from that. (GP2 – Male – FG1)
5:3 They come with a big list of all their blood pressures at different times and that really helps me to make a decision. (GP2 – Female – FG4)