Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Meniscus tear: Should I have a diagnostic test (MRI or arthroscopy)?|
|Audience||People with suspected meniscal tear considering diagnostic options.|
|Options included||Have an MRI or arthroscopy to diagnose a torn meniscus.
Try home treatment or physical therapy to see if your knee pain goes away.
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Knee Injuries and Disorders|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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|
|7 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.