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Decision Aid Summary

Title Statins: Are these cholesterol-lowering drugs right for you?
Audience People with high cholesterol at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Options included Take statins.
Lifestyle changes.
Other medications.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Mayo Clinic
Where was it developed? www.mayoclinic.com
Mayo Clinic
Health condition Cholesterol
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
5 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.