A generic tool for development of decision aids based on clinical practice guidelines

Preview — Patient involvement in medical decision making has been suggested to contribute to patients’ satisfaction and better patient outcomes. Decision aids are particularly useful for preference-sensitive decisions. Ideally, these should be based on up-to-date evidence-based guidelines. The objective of this project was to develop a generic format for development and maintenance of decision aids based…

Tools for Health Care Providers

Preview — Patients can access the following interactive decision aids on UPMC.com and through the Health Library on MyUPMC. Clinicians can use these tools with patients to help guide the decision making process. These tools have been validated by the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation and are created by Healthwise. View Article