Decision Aid Summary

Title Statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease ; Les statines en prévention primaire des maladies cardiovasculaires
Audience Clinicians presenting information about taking statins to adults at moderate to high risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Options included Taking statins.
Not taking statins.
Year of last update or review 2011
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Anik Giguère
Where was it developed? www.decisionbox.ulaval.ca
Université Laval
Canada
Health condition Cholesterol
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, French
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
8 out of 9 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.