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.
Medicines.
Year of last update or review 2012
Format Web, paper
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 Blood clots
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:
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.