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Decision Aid Summary

Title Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test?
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Audience People who are curious about their risk for heart disease but don't have angina symptoms, such as chest pain or pressure.
Options included Have a coronary artery calcium scan.
Don't have a coronary artery calcium scan.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Health condition Coronary Artery Disease
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
8 out of 8 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: 2024-03-04.