Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Statins for heart disease risk: yes or no?|
|Audience||People who have not had a heart attack or stroke considering whether they should start a statin.|
|Options included||Follow a Mediterranean diet.
Be physically active several times a week.
Start a statin.
|Year of last update or review||2014|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive format|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Option Grid Collaborative|
|Where was it developed?||http://www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
|Health condition||Heart Attack|
|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|
|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.