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?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Melanoma
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English
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.