Decision Aid Summary

Title Should My Child Have a Second Cochlear Implant?
Audience Parents of a child with a cochlear implant considering a cochlear implant for the child's other ear.
Options included Accept a second cochlear implant.
Decline a second cochlear implant.
Year of last update or review 2009
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Cyne Johnston
Where was it developed? http://research4kids.ucalgary.ca/members/johnston_c_full
Alberta Children's Hospital
Canada
Health condition Cochlear Implants
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 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.