Decision Aid Summary

Title The fecal occult blood test (FOBT) to screen for colorectal cancer ; La recherche de sang occulte dans les selles pour dépister le cancer colorectal
Audience Clinicians presenting information about taking the fecal occult blood test to patients.
Options included Taking the fecal occult blood test.
Not taking the fecal occult blood test.
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 Anik Giguère
Where was it developed? www.decisionbox.ulaval.ca
Université Laval
Canada
Health condition Colorectal cancer
Type of decision aid Screening
Language English, French
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
8 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
3 out of 4 other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.