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Decision Aid Summary

Title Umbilical Hernia: Should My Child Have Surgery?
To access it Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Audience Parents of children with an umbilical hernia who are considering surgery.
Options included Schedule surgery to fix the hernia.
Wait and see if the hernia closes on its own.
Year of last update or review 2021
Format Web, paper
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Health condition Hernia
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 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2024-03-04.