Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Melanoma: sentinel lymph node biopsy - yes or no?|
|Audience||People with melanoma considering whether or not to have a sentinel lymph node biopsy during follow-up.|
|Options included||Having sentinel lymph node biopsy with follow-up.
Follow-up without sentinel lymph node biopsy.
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Option Grid Collaborative|
|Where was it developed?||www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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|
|6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|3 out of 3 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.