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|
|Where was it developed?||www.decisionbox.ulaval.ca
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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.