Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Making a decision about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).|
|Audience||Hand surgeons and physiotherapists. People with carpal tunnel syndrome. General practitioners/family medicine clinicians.|
|Options included||Do nothing.
Hand exercises and/or splints.
Medicine (painkillers) or injections.
|Year of last update or review||2022|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it email@example.com
|Health condition||Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|
|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|
|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: 2019-06-26.