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
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 Stroke
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.