Decision Aid Summary

Title Making decisions: Should I have a screening test for bowel cancer?
Audience Individuals making a decision about bowel cancer screening.
Options included Have an Faecal Occult Blood Test.
Do not have an Faecal Occult Blood Test.
Year of last update or review 2006
Format Web
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Sydney Health Decision Group
Where was it developed? http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/public-health/shdg
University of Sydney
Australia
Health condition Colorectal Cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
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
4 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.