Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I take Etidronate (Didronel®) for osteoporosis?
Audience Post-menopausal women who have broken a bone recently and have osteoporosis.
Options included Take Etidronate (Didronel®).
Decline Etidronate. Discuss other options with a health care provider.
Year of last update or review 2011
Format paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Tamara Rader
Where was it developed? cmsg@uottawa.ca
Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
Canada
Health condition Osteoporosis
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
6 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.