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Decision Aid Summary

Title Multiple Sclerosis: Should I Start Taking Medicines for MS?
Audience People with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Options included Take medicines after your first attack of MS or as soon as you are diagnosed.
Don't take medicines now. Wait to see how the disease progresses.
Year of last update or review 2020
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
Health condition Multiple Sclerosis
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: 2019-06-26.