Decision Aid Summary

Title Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take to Prevent Stroke?
Audience People newly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation or already taking warfarin.
Options included Take warfarin to prevent stroke.
Take a different type of anticoagulant to prevent stroke.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Atrial Fibrillation
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
8 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.