Decision Aid Summary

Title Amniocentesis test: yes or no?
Audience Designed to help pregnant women, their partners, and healthcare providers discuss amniocentesis testing.
Options included Have amniocentesis.
Not having amniocentesis.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive format
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed? http://www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
US, UK
Health condition Prenatal Testing
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 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
4 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.