Journal article

Interventions to support children's engagement in health-related decisions: a systematic review

Bryan Feenstra, Laura Boland, Margaret L Lawson, Denise Harrison, Jennifer Kryworuchko, Michelle Leblanc, Dawn Stacey

BMC PEDIATRICS | BMC | Published : 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Children often need support in health decision-making. The objective of this study was to review characteristics and effectiveness of interventions that support health decision-making of children. METHODS: A systematic review. Electronic databases (PubMed, the Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Scopus, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, CINAHL, PsycINFO, MEDLINE, and EMBASE) were searched from inception until March 2012. Two independent reviewers screened eligibility: a) intervention studies; b) involved supporting children (≤18 years) considering health-related decision(s); and c) measured decision quality or decision-making process outcomes. Data extraction and quality appraisal..

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