Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Preventing Blood Clots After Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery or Surgery for a Broken Hip: A Review of the Research for Adults.|
|Audience||Adults considering or planning to have a total hip or knee replacement surgery or surgery for a broken hip.|
|Options included||Medical Devices.
|Year of last update or review||2012|
|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)
|Health condition||Blood clots|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|6 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|5 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.