Patient Decision Aid

WHAT IS A DECISION AID?

Patient Decision Aids are specially designed information resources that help people make decisions about difficult healthcare options.  They will help you to think about why one option is better for you than another. People’s views change over time depending on their experiences and who they talk to. Understanding what is important to you about your decision will help you choose the option that is best for you.

There are decision aids on all of the following topics

AAA Repair
AAA Screening
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Cataracts
COPD
Depression
Diabetes – additional treatments to improve control
Diabetes – improving control
Diagnostic testing for Down’s Syndrome
EOL – place of care
Established Kidney Failure
Kidney Dialysis
Kidney Transplant
Gallstones
Glue Ear
Menorrhagia
High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Hernia
Localised Prostate Cancer
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Lung Cancer
Multiple Sclerosis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
PSA Testing
Recurrent Sore Throat
Rheumatiod Arthritis
Smoking Cessation
Stable Angina
Stroke Prevention for AF