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).
|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
|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|
|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.