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Decision Aid Summary

Title Autopsy: Should I have an autopsy done on my loved one?
Audience Those who are deciding about whether or not to have an autopsy after the death of a loved one.
Options included Have an autopsy done on your loved one.
Don't have an autopsy done on your loved one.
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 End of Life Issues
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: 2019-06-26.