Decision Aid Summary

Title Heart failure: implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placement or not?
Audience People with heart failure considering an ICD.
Options included Implant an ICD and continue to use medicine.
Do not implant an ICD and continue to use medicine.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Heart failure
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
6 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
6 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.