Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Should I take alendronate (Fosamax®) for osteoporosis?|
|Audience||Post-menopausal women who have broken a bone recently and have osteoporosis.|
|Options included||Take Alendronate (Fosamax®).
Decline Alendronate. Discuss other options with a health care provider.
|Year of last update or review||2011|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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|
|6 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.