Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Atrial fibrillation: Treatment Options to Lower Stroke Risk.|
|Audience||Not for people who have atrial fibrillation because of heart valve problems.|
|Options included||Watch and wait.
Oral anticoagulant: Warfarin, Aspirin.
Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC): Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, Apixaban, Edoxaban.
Surgery: Left atrial appendage closure (heart device).
|Year of last update or review||2019|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive version|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||https://optiongrid.ebsco.com/
|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:|
|6 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.