Decision Aid Summary

Title The MMR Decision Aid: Are you considering MMR vaccination for your child?
Audience A parent or caregiver deciding whether to immunise your child with the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Options included Get my child vaccinated with MMR at the recommended ages.
Discuss MMR vaccination further with my doctor or health care provider.
Discuss MMR vaccination further with my partner and family.
Delay MMR vaccination until my child is older.
Decide against MMR vaccination.
Year of last update or review 2013
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)
Where was it developed? www.psych.usyd.edu.au/cemped/com_decision_aids.shtml
University of Sydney
Australia
Health condition Childhood Immunization
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 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.