Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Stenosis of lower back: Treatment options for spinal narrowing.|
|Audience||People diagnosed with spinal stenosis who have experienced leg weakness, numbness, or pain that worsens with standing and walking. Not for people with back or leg pain from other causes.|
|Options included||Treatment without surgery.
Shots in your back (epidural injections).
|Year of last update or review||2017|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||https://health.ebsco.com/p roducts/option-grid/clinical-decision-support
|Health condition||Spinal Stenosis|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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|
|9 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.