Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Spinal Herniated Disc.|
|Audience||People with a spinal herniated disc preparing to discuss treatment options with doctor.|
|Options included||Home exercises and pain medication.
Physical therapy and pain medication.
Back (epidural corticosteroid) injections.
Minimally invasive surgery (microdiscectomy).
Surgery (discectomy, laminectomy).
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||For access to the PDA for review, please contact the developer.|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
|Health condition||Herniated Disk|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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.