Decision Aid Summary

Title Should I Take Statins? A decision making tool.
Audience People considering taking statins.
Options included No statins
Yes statins: standard dose or high dose
Year of last update or review 2010
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Mayo Clinic Shared Decision Making National Resource Center
Where was it developed? shareddecisions.mayoclinic.org
Mayo Clinic Shared Decision Making National Resource Center
US
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 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.