Decision Aid Summary

Title When your lung function is getting worse... Should you be referred for a lung transplant? A decision aid for adults with cystic fibrosis.
Audience 18 years or older, lung function less than or equal to 40%, infected with Burkholderia cepacia or not
Options included Not to be referred for lung transplatation
To be referred for lung transplation
Year of last update or review 2010
Format paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Katherine Vandemheen
Where was it developed? kvandemheen@ohri.ca
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Canada
Health condition Lung Transplantation
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, French
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
5 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.