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Step 4: Decision Support Tools

A. Generic decision support tool:

B. Decision-specific tools:

  1. Decision aids available for download or as a link to a web-based decision aid
  2. Video decision aids through the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making (FIMDM) and Health Dialog, Inc (HD):
  3. Web-based tools:

    Healthwise Knowledgebase, includes many online decision aids:

C. Decision Aid Standards:

Available patient decision aids are of variable quality. Use the International Patient Decision Aids Standards criteria to evaluate their quality then click on the link to the pdf IPDAS Checklist for Judging the Quality of Patient Decision Aids.