Decision Aid Summary

Title Treatment To Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis.
Audience People with low bone density with higher risk of breaking a bone.
Options included Medicines.
Nutritional supplements.
Exercise.
Year of last update or review 2012
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Where was it developed? http://www.ahrq.gov/info/customer.htm
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
US
Health condition Osteoporosis
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
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
4 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: 2017-04-06.