Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Rotator Cuff Problems: Should I Have Surgery?|
|Audience||People with a rotator cuff injury considering treatment.|
|Options included||Have surgery, followed by physical therapy.
Try other treatment, including physical therapy.
|Year of last update or review||2022|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Shoulder injuries and disorders|
|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|
|7 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.