Decision Aid Summary

Title Pregnancy: Should I Have CVS (Chorionic Villus Sampling)?
Audience Pregnant women whose chances of having a baby with a genetic disorder or birth defect are higher than average.
Options included Have CVS (chorionic villus sampling).
Do not have CVS.
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 Prenatal Testing
Type of decision aid Screening
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
2 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.