Decision Aid Summary

Title Neuromuscular scoliosis: Understanding the options.
Audience Parents of children with neuromuscular scoliosis considering treatment.
Options included Nonsurgical options (observation, bracing, wheelchair modification).
Spinal fusion surgery.
Year of last update or review 2013
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Nemours’ Center for Healthcare Delivery Science (CHDS)
Where was it developed? www.nemours.org/pediatric-research/area/health-care-delivery-science.html
Nemours Children's Clinic
US
Health condition Scoliosis
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
4 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.