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Decision Aid Summary

Title Dupuytren's Disease: Should I Have Hand Surgery?
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience For patients with severe cases of Dupuytren's disease.
Options included Have surgery to relieve symptoms of Dupuytren's disease.
Try finger exercises, physical therapy, or an injection.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Health condition Finger Injuries and Disorders
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.