Decision Aid Summary

Title Heart Failure: Should I Get a Pacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)?
Audience People with heart failure considering a pacemaker.
Options included Get a pacemaker for heart failure.
Don't get a pacemaker for heart failure.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed?
Health condition Heart Failure
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
8 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.