Patient Decision-Making



Understanding patients' preferences for surgical management of urethral stricture disease. 

Hampson LA, Lin TK, Wilson L, Allen IE, Gaither TW, Breyer BN. World J Urol. 2017;35(11):1799-1805. doi:10.1007/s00345-017-2066-9



Figure 2 Patient preference coefficient plots across demographic subgroups. A positive coefficient indicates preference for the level of interest over the baseline level, whereas a negative coefficient indicates preference for the baseline over the level of interest (or preference against), with the absolute number representing the strength of the preference (farther from 0 represents stronger preference)


Patient-centered Treatment Decisions for Urethral Stricture: Conjoint Analysis Improves Surgical Decision-making. 

Hampson LA, Allen IE, Gaither TW, et al. Urology. 2017;99:246-253. doi:10.1016/j.urology.2016.07.053



Figure 1 Reference guide provided to patients before participating in the conjoint analysis excerise.  Participants were required to acknowledge understanding of each attribute proceeding with the exercise.