Decision Aid Summary

Title STI Testing: Should I Get Tested For a Sexually Transmitted Infection?
Audience People considering having a test for STIs.
Options included Have a blood or urine test or some other test to screen for STIs.
Don't have the test.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
2 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.