Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Treatment Choices for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia|
|Audience||Men with lower urinary tract symptoms thought by the doctor to be due to benign prostatic hyperplasia.|
|Options included||Watchful waiting.
Medication: alpha blockers; reductase inhibitors.
Surgery: TURP, prostatectomy, TUIP, TUNA, TUMT.
|Year of last update or review||2010|
|Format||Web, paper, DVD|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Informed Medical Decisions Foundation|
|Where was it developed?||http://informedmedicaldecisions.org
Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
|Health condition||Prostate Diseases|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|out of criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|out of criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2019-06-26.