Decision Aid Summary

Title Cardiovascular Risk Decision Support Tool
Audience Primary care clinicians, cardiologists, NPs, PAs with their patients considering taking statins and/or quitting smoking to reduce cardiovascular risk.
Options included Start a statin medication.
Quit smoking.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, electronic health record software
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Jon Keevil, MD
Where was it developed? jkeevil@healthdecision.com
HealthDecision
United States
Health condition Cholesterol
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
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
9 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.