Decision Aid Summary

Title Enlarged Prostate: Should I Take Medicine?
Audience Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Options included Take prescription medicine to help your symptoms.
Don't take medicine. Try watchful waiting and manage symptoms at home.
Year of last update or review 2015
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 Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
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: 2017-04-06.