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Title Outil d’aide à la décision médicament inhalé, version CSI-BALA - What are my options regarding the combination of inhaled corticosteroids and of a long-term action bronchodilator use to improve asthma control?
Audience Adults aged 18-65 years. Moderate or severe asthma diagnosis from their doctor. Asthma not controlled by taking inhaled corticosteroids only. Doctor recommended the use of a combination of inhaled corticosteroids and of long-terme action bronchodilator
Options included To use the inhaler (to take the prescribed combination of medications).
Not to use the inhaler (not to take the prescribed combination of medications).
Year of last update or review 2021
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Myriam Gagné and Dr. Louis-Philippe Boulet
Where was it developed? lpboulet@med.ulaval.ca
Chair in Knowledge Translation, Université Laval
Health condition Asthma
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
7 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.