Decision Aid Summary

Title Carpal tunnel syndrome: treatment options.
Audience People with carpal tunnel syndrome considering treatment.
Options included Splinting and exercises.
Local steroid injection.
Surgical release.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive version
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 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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
7 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.