Decision Aid Summary

Title Ottawa Influenza Decision Aid (OIDA): What can you do to prevent influenza? A decision aid for those working in a healthcare setting.
Audience People working in a healthcare setting.
Options included Take the influenza vaccine (flu shot) before flu season.
Wait for an outbreak and then take the flu shot and antiviral pills.
Decline both the flu shot and antiviral pills.
Year of last update or review 2008
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Canadian Healthcare Influenza Immunization Network (CHIIN)
Where was it developed? http://immunize.ca/en/health-care-providers/guides/influenzahp.aspx
Canadian Healthcare Influenza Immunization Network (CHIIN)
Canada
Health condition Flu (Influenza)
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
7 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.