Decision Aid Summary

Title Treatment Options for Children With Undescended Testicles.
Audience Parents of a young boy who has an undescended testicle or testicles.
Options included Surgery.
Hormonal Treatment.
Year of last update or review 2013
Format Web, paper, audio, PDF
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 Testicular Disorders
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:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
4 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.