Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Stroke Prevention: Should I Have a Carotid Artery Procedure?|
|Audience||People who have had a mild (or moderate) stroke or one or more TIAs in the past 6 months and narrowing in your carotid artery.|
|Options included||Have a carotid artery procedure to prevent a stroke.
Along with taking medecines and making healthy lifestyle changes.
Don't have a procedure.
Keep taking medicines and making healthy lifestyle changes.
|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
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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.