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Decision Aid Summary

Title Spinal Stenosis.
Audience People discussing spinal stenosis treatment options with doctor.
Options included No treatment.
Conservative therapy (medication and physical therapy).
Surgery: Laminectomy.
Surgery: Laminectomy with fusion.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain For access to the PDA for review, please contact the developer.
Developer WiserCare, Inc.
Where was it developed? lauriesmith@wisercare.com
WiserCare, Inc.
United States
Health condition Spinal Stenosis
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
8 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: 2019-06-26.