Decision Aid Summary

Title Heart to Heart: a tool for improving decision-making and communication about heart disease prevention
Audience There is both a patient and physician version of this decision aid. Patients should be between 40-79 and with no prior history of heart disease.
Options included Aspirin use.
Cholesterol medication.
Blood pressure medication.
Smoking cessation.
Year of last update or review 2006
Format Web
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Stacey L. Sheridan
Where was it developed? sls593@med.unc.edu
University of North Carolina Department of General Internal Medicine
USA
Health condition Cardiovascular Disease
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
3 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.