Decision Aid Summary

Title Hemophilia: Factor VIII source: New patients with hemophilia, starting on therapy: choosing the clotting factor concentrate.
Audience Patients with hemophilia A and tendency to bleed. Clinician and patient versions.
Options included Taking Plasma-derived (pdFVIII) clotting factor concentrate.
Taking Recombinant (rFVIII) clotting factor concentrate.
Year of last update or review 2013
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:
6 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 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.