What do patients think about querying doctors' orders?

They're not as keen on shared decision-making as Choosing Wisely would prefer

Patients are ambivalent about their role in the Choosing Wisely campaign, feeling their doctors know best and could “get their noses out of joint” if questioned too closely about tests, researchers report.

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Shared decision-making is a key feature of the Choosing Wisely campaign, yet patients are "ambivalent" about engaging in the practice with their doctors, according to the researchers.

They presented findings from their study involving in-depth interviews with 22 patients on using the five Choosing Wisely questions, at the recent Choosing Wisely annual