Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Should you have a test to screen for bowel cancer? Making decisions: Choices for women aged 55-64 years.|
|Audience||Women between 55 and 64 years of age, who have never had bowel cancer and have no bowel symptoms.|
|Options included||Have a Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).
Do not have a Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT).
|Year of last update or review||2008|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED)|
|Where was it developed?||www.psych.usyd.edu.au/cemped/com_decision_aids.shtml
University of Sydney
|Health condition||Colorectal Cancer|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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|
|5 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.