Decision Aid Summary

Title Arthritis: Should I Have Hip Replacement Surgery?
Audience People who are suffering severe hip pain and loss of function as a result of osteoarthritis.
Options included Have hip replacement surgery.
Don't have your hip replaced.
Continue to manage your joint pain and other symptoms with other treatments.
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 Osteoarthritis
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 9 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.