Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD): A decision aid for patients considering ICD therapy for primary prevention.|
|Audience||Adults with congestive heart failure who are at risk for sudden cardiac death (experiencing a dangerous heart rhythm) and their family members.|
|Options included||You may choose to get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD).
You may choose not to get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD).
Turning off the Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD) .
|Year of last update or review||2014|
|Format||Web, video, paper, DVD, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Dan Matlock MD, MPH|
|Where was it developed?||PatientDecisionAid@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
|Health condition||Heart Failure|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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|
|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.