Decision Aid Summary

Title Hepatitis C: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine?
Audience Individuals with Hepatitis C considering antiviral therapy.
Options included Take antiviral medicine for hepatitis C.
Don't take antiviral medicine.
Have regular blood tests and maybe a liver biopsy to check for liver problems.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed?
Health condition Hepatitis
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.