Decision Aid Summary

Title Birth Control options: Things to consider
Audience Individuals considering birth control options.
Options included Barrier methods
Hormonal methods
Intrauterine devices (IUDs)
Sterilization
Natural family planning
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Mayo Clinic
Where was it developed? www.mayoclinic.com
Mayo Clinic
US
Health condition Birth Control
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
5 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.