Decision Aid Summary

Title Environmental Allergies: Should my child get allergy shots?
Audience Parents making decisions for their child's environmental allergies.
Options included Taking medications for symptom control and avoiding allergens.
Starting allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy)
along with taking medications and avoiding allergen.
Year of last update or review 2012
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 Clindren's Clinic
US
Health condition Allergy
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 8 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.