Table 4.

A Comparison of Outcomes in the Pre-Post, Repeated Measures Group (n = 60)

Control Group (n = 15)Intervention Group (n = 15)Significance (P)
Patient QOL goals mentioned1110.0378*
Patient QOL goals used in clinical decision making020.1334*
Modified Flanders
    Physician talk48.9%47.0%0.343
    Patient talk33.9%35.2%0.373
    Direct communication9.8%7.5%0.493
    Indirect communication27.5%27.5%0.275
    Silence17.5%17.8%0.260
  • QOL, quality-of-life discussion.

  • * McNemar's test.

  • Paired t-test.