Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Gene Test or Not. An online tool to help you decide whether or not to get tested to learn your genetic risk for late-onset Alzheimer's disease.|
|Audience||Anyone considering genetic testing for their Alzheimer's risk or considering genetic testing for genealogy, cardiovascular risk, or other conditions which will return their Alzheimer's risk.|
|Options included||Have APOE genetic testing.
Do not have APOE genetic testing.
|Year of last update or review||2016|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Doris Zallen, Virginia Tech|
|Where was it developed?||http://medicine.vtc.vt.edu/people/doris-t-zallen/
|Health condition||Alzheimer's Disease|
|Type of decision aid||Screening|
|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|
|6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|1 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.