Decision Aid Summary

Title Miscarriage: Should I have treatment to complete a miscarriage?
Audience Women who have experienced a pregnancy miscarriage before 20 weeks gestation.
Options included Wait to see if your body completes the miscarriage on its own.
Take medicine to complete the miscarriage.
Have surgery to complete the miscarriage.
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 Pregnancy
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
7 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.