Decision Aid Summary

Title Sciatica from slipped disc: treatment options.
Audience People diagnosed with a herniated disc who have experienced sciatica pain for at least six weeks.
Options included Managing without injections or surgery.
Injections (epidural steroids).
Surgery.
Year of last update or review 2014
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
UK, US
Health condition Herniated Disk
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
7 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.