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Decision Aid Summary

Title Gallstones: Should I Have Gallbladder Surgery?
Audience People suffering from gallstone attacks.
Options included Have surgery to remove your gallbladder.
Don't have surgery. Wait and see if you have another attack.
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 Gallbladder 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: 2019-06-26.