Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis: Shared Decision-Making

Miguel D. Regueiro, MD


May 16, 2022

In offering advice to clinicians just entering the field, Miguel Regueiro, MD, presents the case for the priority of a collaborative clinical approach in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, one in which clinician and patient participate equally in charting the most beneficial therapeutic course.

The posing of questions sensitively framed and the apt consideration of responses together result in a more productive clinical scenario where shared decision-making is both the symbol of a shifting focus in patient care and the substance of the future treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.


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