Decision Aid Summary

Title Nail Infection: Should I Take Antifungal Pills?
Audience People who have painful fungal nail infection or a medical condition, such as diabetes, that can lead to complications from foot infection.
Options included Take oral antifungal medicine (antifungal pills).
Try other treatments, such as antifungal creams, or do nothing.
Year of last update or review 2016
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 Nail Diseases
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.