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Title Hepatitis B: Should I take antiviral medicine for chronic hepatitis B?
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Audience People who have a chronic hepatitis B viral infection, appear likely to develop liver damage, and have not had a previous unsuccessful course of antiviral medication.
Options included Take antiviral medicine for chronic hepatitis B.
Don't take antiviral medicine.
Have regular blood tests and maybe a liver biopsy to check for liver problems.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Health condition Hepatitis
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2024-03-04.