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?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Heart Attack
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.