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
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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.