Decision Aid Summary

Title Tennis elbow: Should I have surgery?
Audience People with lateral epicondylitis who have not had improvement of their symptoms after 6 to 12 months of non-surgical treatment.
Options included Have surgery to treat tennis elbow.
Try tendon rest and rehabilitation or other treatment.
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 Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Elbow Injuries and Disorders
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.