Decision Aid Summary

Title Endometriosis: Should I Use Hormone Therapy?
Audience Women who have mild symptoms and have not yet had laparoscopic surgery to diagnose or treat endometriosis.
Options included Use hormone therapy.
Don't use hormone therapy.
Take NSAIDs for mild pain if your doctor says it's okay.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Endometriosis
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: 2017-04-06.