Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 8

Sharing the Truth of Scoliosis Curve Progression Risk with Patients and Families Using a Colorized Natural History Graph Handout - A Quality Improvement Shared Decision-Making Case Report from a Pediatric and Adult Scoliosis Clinic

Lloyd A Hey*, Kristina Stanson, Kirsten Darroch and Victoria Dorr

Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Care, USA

*Corresponding Author: Lloyd A Hey, Hey Clinic for Scoliosis and Spine Care, USA.

Received: June 28, 2022; Published: July 15, 2022

An exhaustive literature review was performed on the natural history of adult progression of scoliosis along with any published guidelines with the hope of creating better shared decision-making tools for patients and families. A single page colorized handout based on the best natural history data available was then created and has been used consistently over the last two years with both pediatric and adult patients and their families with very high satisfaction as a way of directly connecting evidence from the literature with patient preferences and values in an effort to improve the quality of evidence-based practice (EBP) that respects patient choice.

Keywords: Families; Natural History; Pediatric; Patients


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Citation: Lloyd A Hey., et al “Sharing the Truth of Scoliosis Curve Progression Risk with Patients and Families Using a Colorized Natural History Graph Handout - A Quality Improvement Shared Decision-Making Case Report from a Pediatric and Adult Scoliosis Clinic". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.8 (2022): 52-55.


Copyright: © 2022 Lloyd A Hey., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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