Decision Aid Summary

Title Hemophilia: Prophylaxis treatment options: New patients with hemophilia, starting my child on prophylaxis (regular replacement therapy).
Audience Children with severe hemophilia and tendencies to bleed, before joint damage has occurred. Clinician and patient versions.
Options included Early prophylaxis.
Late prophylaxis.
High dose prophylaxis.
Intermediate dose prophylaxis.
Tailored dose prophylaxis.
Very low dose prophylaxis.
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 Alfonso Iorio
Where was it developed?
McMaster University and Université Laval
Health condition Hemophilia
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
6 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.