Decision Aid Summary

Title Taking a statin to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.
Audience People considering taking a statin to reduce risk of having a heart attack or developing angina.
Options included Take statin (atorvastatin).
No treatment.
Year of last update or review 2014
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Where was it developed? https://www.nice.org.uk/about
NICE
UK
Health condition Cholesterol
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
9 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.