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Table 5 Effect of KT-MCC Strategy on Per Round MCC Decision Making Quality

From: Use of the KT-MCC strategy to improve the quality of decision making for multidisciplinary cancer conferences: a pilot study

  Attendance Leadership Inclusion of team members Team Sociability Mutual Respect Personal Development Meeting Venue Technology & Equipment Agenda Prioritization of Case presentation Availability of Patient Notes Case Presentation Patient Centered Care Clarity of treatment plans Presence of tension/conflicta Summary Score of Overall MCC Quality p-value for summary MCC quality score
Pre 3.14 (1.17) 2.41 (1.05) 3.14 (0.83) 3.59 (0.59) 3.23 (0.92) 1.50 (0.51) 3.77 (0.53) 5.00 (0.00) 2.62 (0.67) 3.55 (0.80) 4.00 (0.00) 2.16 (0.61) 1.32 (0.57) 2.17 (1.13) −0.41 (0.96) 40.96 (4.46) < 0.0001
Post 3.15 (1.25) 2.75 (1.15) 3.60 (0.84) 3.73 (0.64) 3.68 (0.69) 1.46 (0.60) 4.00 (0.00) 7.25 (1.32) 2.79 (0.47) 3.85 (0.48) 3.98 (0.16) 2.65 (0.59) 1.45 (0.75) 3.10 (0.76) −0.08 (0.27) 47.30 (4.40)
  MCC 1 MCC 2 MCC 3 MCC 4
Pre-Intervention MCC Quality Score 38.92 (4.20) 43.17 (4.62) 41.67 (5.16) 39.63 (2.93)
Post-Intervention MCC Quality Score 49.04 (2.23) 43.68 (5.07) 50.35 (2.89) 45.64 (3.54)
p-value 0.001 0.836 0.007 0.017
  1. Data presented in means (standard deviation)
  2. aEvaluated on a negative scale (lower scores demonstrate greater levels of tension/conflict)