Decision Aid Summary

Title Health Screenings: Should I Buy Commercial Tests?
Audience People deciding whether to use a commercial health screening package.
Options included Buy a commercial screening package.
Don't buy a commercial screening package.
Work with a doctor to decide which screening tests you need
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?
Health condition Health Screening
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.