Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke?|
|Audience||Atrial fibrillation patients considering anticoagulant medication.|
|Options included||Take an anticoagulant medicine to reduce the risk of stroke.
Don't take an anticoagulant. You may try aspirin or do nothing.
|Year of last update or review||2014|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Atrial Fibrillation|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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: 2019-06-26.